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Over the next 30 years, Metro Vancouver's population will grow by one million and add half a million jobs to the economy. As a region, we will have to address transportation challenges and face some difficult decisions: How will we travel for work, school and play? How will we move goods to increase our region’s economic prosperity while maintaining our quality of life? 

Rethinking Transportation: New Voices, New Ideas is a series that focuses on key transportation issues and opportunities facing the Metro Vancouver region. The series will explore new perspectives on the movement of people and goods in cities with thought leaders, decision makers and experts from across North America who have tackled some of the most pressing transportation challenges today. 

All lectures will be webcast live.

Lectures and Live Webcasts

We will continue this lecture series in Spring 2015.

Watch Previous Lectures

Transportation Referendum: Lessons Learned from the Front Line

Carl Guardino, January 19, 2015

Future Livability: Boast or Bust? Can Metro Vancouver Maintain its Livability Credibility for the Next 30 Years?

Gil Peñalosa, September 17, 2014

The New Generation: Are Millennials Changing the Game?

Dr. Markus Moos, September 16, 2014

Choosing the Happy City

Charles Montgomery, March 26, 2014

Easing Congestion in Metro Vancouver: Prices Without Subsidies

Andrew Coyne, National Columnist for Postmedia/National Post, February 25, 2014

Breaking the Political Gridlock to Address the Transportation Challenge: Lessons Learned from the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area

Anne Golden, President and CEO, Conference Board of Canada, January 28, 2014

Next-Generation Transportation

SFU’s new online Next-Generation Transportation Certificate is designed to help mid-career professionals advance livable and sustainable cities for the future.

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