Speakers (November 2008 - May 2017)

Transport Futures thanks the following experts for their excellent participation and information sharing since 2008:

  • Baher Abdulhai, Professor and Canada Research Chair in ITS, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Alex Anas, Professor of Economics, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
  • Germa Bakker, Senior Policy Advisor, City of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Antoine BelaieffDirector, Regional Planning, Innovation & Sustainability, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Adrian Bell, Principal, Activate Planning, Vancouver, Canada
  • Joseph Berechman, The Marvin Kristein Professor of Economics, The City University of New York, New York, New York, USA
  • Richard Bergeron, Leader, Councillor, Plateau-Mont-Royal, Projet Montreal, Montreal, Canada
  • Michael Bernasiewicz, President, Northface Infrastructure Management, Toronto, Canada
  • Gilles Bisson, MPP, Timmins-James Bay, Ontario New Democratic Party, Canada
  • Ian Black, General Manager, Uber Canada, Toronto, Canada
  • Randy Blankenhorn, Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Ralph Bond, Senior Vice President, BA Group, Toronto, Canada
  • Deborah Brown, Principal Consultant, WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Ken Buckeye, Value Pricing Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Stephen BuckleyGeneral Manager, Transportation Services, City of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Dennis Burns, Regional Vice President, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Mark BurrisProfessor, Associate Department Head for Research and Operations, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
  • Jeff Casello, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
  • Olivia Chow, Mayoral Candidate, Toronto, Canada
  • Terence Corcoran, Columnist, National Post, Toronto, Canada
  • Bill Cramer, Communications Director, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, Washington, DC, USA
  • Geoff Cross, Senior Manager, Policy, Pricing and Funding, TransLink, Vancouver, Canada
  • Dipika Damerla, MPP, Mississauga East-Cooksville, Parliamentary Assistant, Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure, Toronto, Canada
  • Patrick DeCorla-Souza, Program Manager for Urban Partnerships, US Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, USA
  • Steven Del Duca, Minister, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, Canada
  • William Denning, Manager, Transportation Economics Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Canada
  • Teresa Di Felice, Director of Government and Community Relations, CAA South Central Ontario, Toronto, Canada
  • Cheri DiNovo, MPP and Urban Affairs Critic, Ontario New Democratic Party, Toronto, Canada
  • Iain Docherty, Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  • Reg Evans, Vice President (former), Halcrow Group Ltd., London, UK
  • Peter Fassbender, Mayor, City of Langley / Chair (former), TransLink, Vancouver, Canada
  • Michael Fenn, President, Fenn Advisory Services, Burlington, Canada
  • Catherine Fife, MPP, New Democratic Party of Ontario, Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada
  • Daniel Fisher, Manager, Economic Analysis, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Sue Flack, Managing Director (former), MRC McLean Hazel, Edinburgh, UK
  • Joyce Frustaglio, Regional Councillor (former), City of Vaughan, Canada
  • Marcus Gee, Columnist, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada
  • Vijay Gill, Principal Research Associate, Conference Board of Canada, Toronto, Canada
  • Michael Glotz-Richter, Senior Project Manager for Sustainable Mobility, City of Bremen, Germany
  • Ginger Goodin, Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Cameron Gordon, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia
  • Bern Grush, Vice President & Co-Founder, PayBySky, Toronto, Canada
  • Prem Gururajan, Founder and CEO, RideCo, Waterloo, Canada
  • Jonathan Hall, Associate Professor, Department of Economics and School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Melanie Hare, Partner, Urban Strategies, Toronto, Canada
  • Michael Harris, MPP (Kitchener-Conestoga), Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, Ontario, Canada 
  • JD Hassan, VP Business Development (former), Skymeter Corporation, Toronto, Canada
  • Rob Hatton, Director, Strategic Initiatives and Intergovernmental Finance, City of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Jane Hayse, Director, Center for Livable Cities, Atlanta Regional Commission, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati, Director of Transportation Infrastructure Management, City of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Brendon Hemily, Principal, Hemily and Associates,Toronto, Canada
  • Hugh Heron, Principal, Heron Group of Companies, Toronto, Canada
  • Steve Hogan, Mayor, City of Aurora, Aurora, Colorado, USA
  • Wes Hogman, Interim General Manager, Calgary Parking Authority, Calgary, Canada
  • José Holguin-Veras, Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany, New York, USA
  • Charles Howard, Director of Integrated Planning, Puget Sound Regional Council, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • John Howe, Former Vice President of Investment Strategy and Project Evaluation, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Kristine HubbardOperations Manager, Beck Taxi, Toronto, Canada
  • Mario Iacobacci, Director of Research (former), Centre for Transportation and Infrastructure, Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Bruno Jacques, Director, Economic and Environmental Analysis and Research, Transport Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Royson James, Columnist, The Toronto Star, Toronto, Canada
  • John Jensen, Vice President, Rapid Transit, Capital Projects Group, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada 
  • Richard Joy, Vice President, Policy and Government Relations, Toronto Board of Trade, Toronto, Canada
  • Dave Jull, Senior Vice President, Transportation, MMM Group, Thornhill, Canada 
  • Darren Karasiuk, Vice President of Strategy for Corporate and Public Affairs Research, Environics Research Group, Toronto, Canada
  • David King, Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Tempeh, USA
  • Bob Kinnear, President, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113, Toronto, Canada 
  • Harry Kitchen, Professor, Department of Economics, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada
  • Frank Klees, MPP, Newmarket-Aurora, Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, Aurora, Canada
  • Albert Koehl, Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada
  • Andreas Kossak, Principal, Kossak Research and Consulting, Hamburg, Germany
  • Paul Kovacs, President and CEO, Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation, Georgetown, Canada
  • Bruce Krushelnicki, Director of Planning and Building, City of Burlington, Burlington, Canada
  • James LaPointe, Principal Planner, Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Kitchener, Canada
  • Stephen Laskowski, Senior Vice President, Ontario Trucking Association, Toronto, Canada
  • Todd Latham, Publisher, ReNew Canada Magazine, Toronto, Canada
  • David Levinson, RP Braun/CTS Chair in Transportation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
  • Sue-Ann Levy, Columnist, The Toronto Sun, Toronto, Canada
  • David Lewis, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, HDR Decision Economics, Ottawa, Canada
  • Robin Lindsey, Professor, Operations Research and Logistics Division, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Todd Litman, Director, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Canada
  • John Lorinc, Columnist, Spacing Magazine, Toronto, Canada
  • Rob MacIsaac, President (former), Mohawk College, Hamilton, Canada
  • Hugh Mackenzie, Principal, Hugh Mackenzie and Associates, Toronto, Canada
  • Quito Maggi, President, Mainstreet Public Research, Toronto, Canada
  • Andy Manahan, Executive Director, Residential and Civil Contruction Alliance of Ontario, Vaughan, Canada
  • Melissa Mark-Viverito, City Council Speaker and Member, District 8, The New York City Council, New York, New York, USA
  • Lauren Mattern, SFpark Manager, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Kit Krankel McCulloughLecturer in Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Kathy McCuneDirector, Congestion Pricing, LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • David McFadden, Chairman, Canadian and International Infrastructure Advisory Board, Fengate Capital Management, Toronto, Canada
  • John McKendrick, Executive Vice-President and Group Head, Major Projects, Infrastructure Ontario, Toronto, Canada
  • Kevin McLaughlin, Founder, AutoShare, Toronto, Canada 
  • Joyce McLean, Director, Strategic Issues, Toronto Hydro Corporation, Toronto, Canada
  • Murray McLeod, Principal, Transportation Performance Solutions, Toronto, Canada
  • Geoff Meggs, Deputy Mayor and Councillor, City of Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Nicolas Mery, Manager (former), Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Territory Planning, Government of France, Paris, France
  • Joe Mihevc, Councillor, City of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Peter Milcyzn, MPP and Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Infrastructure, Ontario Liberal Party, Toronto, Canada
  • Michael Mills, Vice President, Investments, PPP Canada, Ottawa, Canada 
  • Peter Mills, Partner, Perrin, Thorau and Associates, Victoria, Canada
  • Ben MinersDirector, Product Development & Planning, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, Waterloo, Canada
  • Hon. Glen Murray, Minister, Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Infrastructure, Toronto, Canada
  • Imad Nassereddine, Chief Traffic Operations Officer (former), 407 ETR, Woodbridge, Canada
  • Keith Neuman, Group Vice President, Public Affairs (former), Environics Research Group, Ottawa, Canada
  • Nancy Olewiler, Chair, TransLink / Director (former), School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • Timothy Papandreou, Deputy Director of Transportation Planning, Sustainable Streets, Long Range Planning and Policy, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Steve Parish, Mayor, Town of Ajax, Ajax, Ontario, Canada
  • Ian Parry, Advisor on Tax Policy, Climate Change and Environment, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, USA
  • Jaymin PatelSolution & Product Manager, Kapsch TrafficCom North America, Mississauga, Canada
  • Judy Pfeifer, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Pino Porciello, Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, TrustPoint Innovation Technologies, Waterloo, Canada
  • Thomas Powers, Director of the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy, University of Delaware, Delaware, USA
  • Andrew Price, Chief Economist, Hacrow Group Ltd., London, UK
  • David Quarmby, Chairman, Royal Automobile Club Foundation for Motoring, London, UK
  • Yvonne Rene de CotretPartner & National Transportation Sector Lead, Deloitte, Toronto, Canada
  • Stephen Rhodes, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, Canada
  • Martin Rickmann, Head of Communications, Toll Collect GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Mark Romoff, President and CEO, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, Toronto, Canada 
  • Lisa Salsberg, Manager, Strategic Policy and Systems Planning, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Ricardo SanchezTechnical Director North America, Cintra US, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Wayne Scott, Director, HOOF & CYCLE Courier Coalition, Toronto, Canada
  • Jake Schabas, Senior Advisor,  Economic Analysis and Investment Strategy, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Jens Schade, Associate Professor, Traffic and Transportation Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
  • Mike Schreiner, Leader, Green Party of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
  • Lisa Schweitzer, Professor, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Steven ShladoverCalifornia PATH Program Manager, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Matti Siemiatycki, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada  
  • Ferry Smith, Public Affairs Manager, Royal Dutch Touring Club (ANWB), The Hague, Netherlands
  • Richard Soberman, Partner, Trimap Communications, Toronto, Canada
  • Gunnar Soderholm, Director, Environment and Health Administration, Stockholm, Sweden
  • David Soknacki, Mayoral Candidate, Toronto, Canada
  • David Stambrook, President, Virtuosity Consulting, Ottawa, Canada
  • Karlyn Stanley, Adjunct Senior Researcher, RAND Corporation, Washington, DC, USA
  • Bruce Starr, Senator, State of Oregon, Salem, Oregon, USA
  • Karen Stintz, Mayoral Candidate, Toronto, Canada
  • Michael Sutherland, Director of Economic Analysis and Investment Strategy, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
  • Gregg Teets, Business Development Manager, Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Company, Oakville, Canada 
  • Yvette Tendick, Chair, Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation, Guelph, Canada
  • Gregory Thomas, Federal/Ontario Director, Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Ottawa, Canada
  • Randal Thomas, Program Director, Office of Innovative Partnerships & Alternative Funding, Oregon Department of Transportation, Salem, Oregon, USA
  • Allan Thompson, Councillor, Regional Municipality of Peel, Brampton, Canada
  • Clive Thurston, President, Ontario General Contractors Association, Mississauga, Canada
  • Joe Tiernay, Executive Director, Ontario Good Roads Association, Oakville, Canada
  • John Tory, Mayoral Candidate, Toronto, Canada
  • David Turnbull, President and CEO, Canadian Courier and Logistics Association, Toronto, Canada
  • Matthew Turner, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Kurt Van Dender, Chief Economist, International Transport Forum at the OECD, Paris, France
  • José Vassallo, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Universidad Polytechnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Roger von Haefen, Director, Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • Martin Wachs, Senior Principal Researcher, RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, USA
  • Michael WilsonSenior Executive / Partner, Accenture, Toronto, Canada
  • Loretta Wong, Senior Traffic Design Engineer, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, Canada
  • Mike Yorke, President, Carpenters District Council of Ontario Local 27, Vaughan, Canada