October 25, 2012 by David
Beyond Our Classroom took a group of educators to MOVE: The Transportation Expo a a multi-sensory tour of the past, present and future of transportation; an exploration of the innovative ideas and technologies needed to build and connect our communities in efficient and sustainable ways. Exhibiting at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto from May to November 18, 2012. MOVE: The Transportation Expo was created by Evergreen and the Institute Without Boundaries (George Brown College). Read details at the MOVE Blog.
With sponsorship from Harpreet Kaur Neelam our Science and Technological Education Co-ordinator of the Peel District School Board, Beyond Our Classroom arranged for an after class tour of the MOVE: The Transportation Expo for Thursday October 25, 2012.
Evergreen staff member Taylor Stone met and welcomed us at the Young Welcome Centre.
Taylor told us about volunteer Tanner Zurkoski who lived in a car for the month of Luly 2012. The hybrid car was supplied by AutoShare. He shares his experiences and interviews with transportation industry experts on Youtube with the #monthinacar Passenger Seat Series.
MOVE: The Transportation Expo
At an average of 80 minutes per day, Toronto has one of the worst commute times in the world. And it’s getting worse. Currently home to over six million people, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) is expected to grow to almost 9 million people by 2031—that means 3 million more people vying for space on already clogged highways and packed transit vehicles.
Set amid the spectacular heritage Kilns building of Evergreen Brick Works, the MOVE Expo explores solutions to the key transportation issues facing us today, here in Toronto and in cities around the world. Visit http://ebw.evergreen.ca/move/