Speaker: Anthony Perl
Topic: Transport Revolutions
When: August 14, 2010
Event: Climate Change Conference 2010
Anthony Perl is Professor of Urban Studies and Director of the Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His research crosses disciplinary and national boundaries to explore the policy decisions that affect transportation, cities and the environment. He has published dozens of articles in scholarly journals and his work been awarded prizes for outstanding papers presented at the World Conference on Transport Research and the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.
His most recent book is Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil, co-authored with Richard Gilbert, recently released by New Society Publishers. Anthony is a member of the Board of VIA Rail, Canada’s national passenger railway. He also chairs the Intercity Passenger Rail committee of the U.S. Transportation Research Board, a division of the National Research Council. Anthony is currently a Fellow of the Post-Carbon Institute, based in Santa Rosa, California.