Transit Planning and Policy Roundtable with P.R. China Ministry of Transport

Photo: Stephan Mehr, the Director of Business Planning at Union Pearson Express, presented to the Transit Planning and Policy Roundtable participants at the Global Cities Institute Headquarters in Toronto on December 3, 2014.

The Global Cities Institute (GCI) hosted a delegation from P.R. China’s Ministry of Transport for a roundtable on transit planning. The delegation consisted of top officials from MOT and provincial and municipal governments and was led by the Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Transport.

The purpose of the delegation’s visit was to facilitate international exchange on transportation plans and policies with a particular focus on transit planning, operation, and technology.  Local transit specialists from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Metrolinx, the Union Pearson Express, and Brook McIlroy also participated in the roundtable.