Ahmed M. El-Geneidy | TRAM Group Leader
Associate Professor
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
Editor, Journal of Transport and Land Use
WSTLUR Vice-Chair and Board Member
Member of CIRRELT
Ahmed's research interests include land use and transportation planning, transit operations and planning, travel behaviour analysis including both motorized (Auto and Transit) and non-motorized (Bicycle and pedestrian) modes of transportation, travel behaviour of disadvantaged populations (seniors and people with disabilities) and measurements of accessibility and mobility in urban contexts.
Emma Berrebi | Under-Graduate Research Assistant
Geneviève
Under-Graduate Student
Urban Studies/Geography
McGill University
Emma will be graduating with an Urban Studies Degree from McGill University in May 2018. She has worked several years with the InsideOut Project; A global art project that allows people to share their portraits to make statements against social injustices and what they believe in. She recently organized her own action, "IOP Quebec Ed", shinning light on the impacts of budget cuts in higher education, and the resulting decreases in education quality. she has also co-managed the research and organization of a publication on city innovation and interconnection throughout the world. Emma is very passionate about her studies and interested by the many different structures that shape a city and how people interact with them. She is looking forward to helping improve urban systems, and becoming an Urban Planner once she has completed a masters degree.
Geneviève Boisjoly | Graduate Research Assistant
Geneviève
PhD student
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
BEng Mechanical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal
MSc Sustainability Science, Lund University
After acquiring a Bachelor of Engineering at École Polytechnique de Montréal, Geneviève received a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science from Lund University, Sweden, with a focus on urban sustainable transportation. Concerned with the impacts of car-oriented transport systems on disadvantaged populations, Geneviève is interested in land use and transportation planning from a social equity perspective. She is currently working on measurements of accessibility in North American cities.
Robbin Deboosere | Graduate Research Assistant
Emily
Master's student
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
BSc in Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven
MSc in Engineering: Traffic, Logistics, and ITS, KU Leuven
After graduating with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Robbin received his Master’s degree in Engineering: Traffic, Logistics, and ITS with great distinction from KU Leuven in Belgium. Robbin’s research interests include the equity of transportation, determinants of mode choice, transportation from the user’s perspective, and travel behaviour. Robbin hopes to build a career in transportation planning that aims to promote the equity and sustainability of our communities and tackles the complexities involved in the efficient planning of our transportation systems.
Emily Grisé | Graduate Research Assistant
Emily
PhD student
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
Bsc Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo
MSc Geography, University of Toronto
Emily graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master’s degree in Geography, after completing an undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo in Geography and Environmental Management. The focus of her Master’s thesis was on pedestrian injury in the City of Toronto, with a particular focus on pedestrian planning and policy implications for children and the elderly. Her main research interests are on urban public transit planning and operations, specifically examining customer satisfaction and service reliability for an aging population.
Meadhbh Maguire | Graduate Research Assistant
Meadhbh
PhD student
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
MA(Hons) Economics and Geography, University of Glasgow
MSc Environmental Planning, Queens University Belfast
Meadhbh graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Master of Arts in Economics and Geography and then completed her MSc in Environmental Planning at Queens University Belfast, with a research focus on correlations between affluence and travel mode choices. Meadhbh is a native of Belfast - a city with a high degree of geopolitical segregation remaining in a post conflict environment and with associated planning considerations. Meadhbh has three years of experience in working within transport planning consultancy and has become increasingly involved in active travel and survey methods. Her doctoral research combines these areas and Meadhbh is primarily interested in data collection to facilitate active travel planning. She is currently working on improving survey methodologies to gather more substantial data regarding cyclists and their travel behaviour.
Marie-Pier Veillette | Graduate Research Assistant
Marie-Pier
Master's student
School of Urban Planning
McGill University
BSc Geography, Laval University, Quebec
MSc Geography with thesis, Laval University, Quebec
Marie-Pier received from Laval University a Master’s degree in Geography with distinction after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in the same field. While completing her studies in geography, she worked in planning for regional and municipal organizations in Quebec and Ontario. She has since developed strong interests in land use and transportation planning, accessibility to employment areas by all transit modes from an equity perspective, pedestrian and cyclist safety and public transit reliability. Marie-Pier seeks professional challenges in planning that develop and enhance transportation networks for the benefits of small and large communities.
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