Steering clear of the car on the road to economic recovery

COVID-19 has altered transportation patterns for individuals, families and entire cities as fewer people are using cars or public transit, but efforts to re-open economies may induce a significant spike in driving as commuters are less willing to use public transit. York University Professors Patricia Wood and Stefan Kipfer explain why fear about community spread must be countered, and why cities can’t afford economic recovery driven by increased automobile use.

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New paper in Nature's Scientific Data describes ins and outs of Ontario Climate Data Portal developed at York University

In 2018, scientists at the Laboratory of Mathematical Parallel Systems at York University launched the Ontario Climate Data Portal to provide the most robust climate change projections for Ontario. The team has published a paper in Nature’s Scientific Data to describe the portal’s structure and functions, extensive datasets and data development methodology.

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