Posts about Research

Did VIA's Reliability Improve in 2020?

May 02, 2021

Comparing VIA Rail arrival data from 2019 to 2020 to learn if the Coronavirus had an impact on the reliability of operations.

The Ridership Return Question

January 15, 2021

When, how, and why will transit ridership bounce back? Industry experts express optimism for a 2-5 year ridership recovery.

The new age of on-demand transit in Canada

September 20, 2020

What we learned from talking demand-responsive transit with Canadian cities and vendors.

All Aboard (Eventually)

December 01, 2019

A data-driven exploration of VIA Rail's reliability in Ontario and Québec.

The Transit Freedom Calculator

August 29, 2019

Introducing an application to quantify relative 'transit freedom' in a city.

The Unpredictable Bus

January 02, 2019

Exploring the challenge of transit reliability from a mathematical modelling perspective.