The Future of Sustainable Transportation

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Discovery Lab: The Future of Sustainable Transportation

Interested in sustainable transportation in the Region of Waterloo? You're invited to participate in a discovery lab hosted by GreenHouse, the Geographies of Health in Place lab, and the Faculty of Environment. Join us to exchange ideas, identify unique challenges and opportunities in the Waterloo Region, and explore future opportunities for innovation.

Register by May 20th. 

How it Works


Keynote speakers from Mobycon will share global examples of shared space designs to guide the future of sustainable transportation. Industry experts within the Region of Waterloo will provide an overview of the history of local sustainable transportation.


Do you have a vision for a more sustainable future in Waterloo? Share your ideas and experiences with sustainable transportation in a collaborative World Café with teams from across the University and Waterloo Region. Participate in activities to identify future opportunities for growth. 


Discover future opportunities to innovate by joining a Workplace Innovation team or by starting your own venture.


Event Poster


This event is funded by an Urban Health Policy Knowledge Dissemination Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The Region of Waterloo team attended an immersive workshop series held by 8-80 Cities in Fall 2021 exploring global examples of active transportation interventions for public health.

Grant team members are:

  • Jennifer Dean, Associate Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo
  • Tom Galloway, Councillor, Region of Waterloo
  • Steve van De Keere, Director, Transportation, Region of Waterloo
  • Sharlene Sedgwick Walsh, Director, Healthy Living Division, Region of Waterloo
  • Adele Parkinson, Manager, Public Health, Region of Waterloo

Additional event planning members:

  • Kornel Musci, Manager, Transportation Planning, Region of Waterloo
  • Paula Sawicki, Manager, Transportation Planning, Region of Waterloo
  • Graham Richards, MES Candidate, School of Planning, University of Waterloo
  • Erin Hogan, Programs Coordinator, St. Paul's GreenHouse
  • Neha Lalany, Founder, Innovate Consulting