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toronto | october 1–3

Facing change and guiding Ontario into the next quarter century

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Steven Farber


Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Professor Farber is a transportation geographer and spatial analyst at University of Toronto. His research investigates the social and economic outcomes of transportation and land use decision making in urban areas. He is currently working on projects related to the distributional aspects of transit accessibility, personal mobility, and participation in the activities of daily life. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters is on the editorial board of five international geography and transportation journals, and chairs the Social and Economic Factors Committee at the Transportation Research Board, one of the US National Academies of Science. Dr. Farber’s work has been recently recognized by an Emerging Scholar Award from the Spatial Analysis and Modelling Groups of the American Association of Geographers, and an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Science and Innovation. Follow Steve @FarberSteven