Canadian Transportation Research Forum

Canadian Transportation Research Forum

November 21, 2011 13:02 ET

Sustainable Transportation: Economic, Social and Environmental Perspectives

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2011) - The Canadian Transportation Research Forum 47th Annual Conference in Calgary will focus on sustainability in transportation. The conference will bring together leaders from the private sector, government, and academia to discuss current issues in the transportation sector, with a focus on approaches to sustainability which balance environmental, economic and social needs. The conference will be held on June 3-6, 2012 at the Roderick Mah Centre*, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada.

The quest for sustainable approaches to transportation goes beyond traditional cost reduction strategy by taking a holistic view in which environmental, social and economic perspectives are intertwined to identify and research creative approaches. The emphasis for this conference is on forward looking, relevant and thoughtfully presented applied research and policy recommendations of interest to the private sector, academia, and all levels of government.

For additional information on the conference program, and for registration details, please visit the CTRF website: http://www.ctrf.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    CTRF
    Vijay Gill
    President
    (416) 350-8872 x12

    CTRF
    Carole Ann Woudsma
    Secretary
    (519) 421-9701
    www.ctrf.ca