About Us

Established in 2008, Transport Futures is a series of learning events coordinated by Healthy Transport Consulting. Working with our valued advisors, partners, sponsors and speakers, we are the only Ontario-based organization facilitating a rational dialogue on a range of challenging TDM measures and infrastructure funding mechanisms. Since 2015, we've also investigated public-private partnershipsThe Future of the Car and Intercity Travel.

Martin Collier, Director, Healthy Transport Consulting, Guelph, Ontario

Martin CollierMartin provides government, private sector and non-profit organizations with sustainable transportation policy, planning, research and project/event management services. Clients have included Transport Canada, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Metrolinx/York Region Transit, Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario, Pollution Probe, Smart Cities Research Services and Poulos & Chung Ltd. Besides founding Transport Futures in 2008 and co-founding the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation in 2006, Martin has managed the Ontario Smart Growth Network, Moving the Economy/Transportation Options and the Community Bicycle Network. He has also provided conference programming, logistics and financial advice to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and the Niagara Escarpment Commission. In 2014, Martin ran for Guelph City Council garnering over 1,300 Ward 2 votes on a platform that included mobility pricing – not bad for six weeks’ work!  Prior to his work in the planning field, Martin worked for a decade in the music industry as a guitarist and band manager.  Martin holds a Master of Environmental Studies degree in Urban Planning from York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University. Please contact Martin with any questions or suggestions!

Advisors, Volunteers and Contractors

Over the years, the following advisors, volunteers and contractors have assisted in the coordination of Transport Futures learning events:

  • Antoine Belaieff, Metrolinx
  • Angela Bischoff, Greenspiration
  • David Crowley, David F. Crowley & Associates
  • Justine Dainard, Local Impact Design
  • Mary Davis, Anam Consulting
  • Robert Davis
  • Anthony Davison
  • Bern Grush, Grush Niles Associates
  • Murtaza Haider, Director, Institute of Housing & Mobility, Ryerson University
  • Brendon Hemily, Principal, Hemily and Associates
  • Cameron Johnson, Johnson Graphics
  • Vivien Leong
  • Robin Lindsey, Professor of Economics, University of British Columbia
  • Andy Manahan, Executive Director, Residential & Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario
  • Vince Mauceri, Transforward Consulting
  • Murray McLeod, Principal, Transportation Performance Solutions
  • Laura Moebs
  • Jason Neudorf, University of Waterloo
  • Maureen Shuell, RendezVous Communications
  • Jason Thorne, Senior Planner, planningAlliance
  • Herb van den Dool, 3-Speed Hub
  • JP Warren, JPW Sound