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METRONAUTS2

This is the place to tell the story of Metronauts #2 - Metronauts Hamilton: An Unconference about the Future of Transportation, a conversation about the future of getting around in the Greater Toronto Area. This event is taking place May 3, 2008 at McMaster University in Hamilton. 

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Event Schedule

Opening Session (10:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.)

Opening session with information about the day. 

Session 1 (10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.)

Area Conversation  Proposed By
105 Hybrid Greenwashing, Transit Implications

106
Early Win, Quick Cures to Increase Ridership
 
Brian Coleman
B101
Cross GTA Rapid Transit

B107


107
Light Rail Hamilton

103


Session 2 (11:40 - 12:40)

Area Conversation  Proposed By
105 Mobility Hub Design (Domes)

106


B101
Finch -> Humber Rapid Transit

B107
Changing Attitudes about Automobiles
Mark Mulholland
107
Putting the 'H' in the GTHA

103
Cycling/Pedestrian Safety

Lunch (12:40 - 1:30)

Some suggestions for lunch:

  1. Meet new people! Sit with someone you've never met.
  2. Think about this question: "What next?"
  3. Be back at 1:30! There's some stuff to be doen before the afternoon sessions.

Session 3 (2:00 - 3:00)

Area Conversation  Proposed By
105 Transit Union Employees to Evangelists
 
Ushnish Sengupta
106
How Do We Reach Transit Tipping Point

B101
30% 60% 2030 - Modal Split

B107
Transit and White Collar Cores

107
Integrated Transit

103
Safety for Road Users

Session 4 (3:00 - 4:00)

Area Conversation  Proposed By
105 Surburban Support for Transit
 

106
Free Transit

B101
Congestion Charging

B107
Transit Oriented Suburbs

107
Metrolinx Mapping and Transit Data Distribution

103
Transit Travel Time is Positive

Closing Session (4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.)

Closing session to complete the day and talk about what's next.

          

          

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