Two women using their smartphones to rent shared bicyclesThe objectives of the Transportation Research Centre are to contribute knowledge and solutions to transportation issues and problems; to foster interdisciplinary, inter-departmental, and inter-university research; to provide opportunities for graduate students to gain research experience; and to provide information to the public on transportation solutions.

Research interests include policy and planning challenges of increasing automation in driving, trustCAV, shared and sustainable mobility, intelligent transportation systems, automated vehicles and infrastructure, transition to electrification, eco-drive, risk in infrastructure investment, resilience of traffic network, resilience of transportation supply chain.


  • Urban and intercity transportation
  • Multimodal transportation
  • The new mobility era modes
  • Traffic management and control
  • Road safety
  • Sustainable development
  • Urban planning
  • Modelling travel decisions


Professor Emeritus Ata Khan