Top issues in Canadian transportation 2020 – 2021+|

1. Relations with Indigenous groups

a. Understanding costs and benefits of transportation projects from Ingidenous viewpoint
b. Who speaks for Indigenous commumities
c. Foreseeing and managing non-Indigenous groups piggybacking on Indigenous issues
d. Weighing reconciliation-oriented approach to disagreements vs. transportation reliability and Canada’s brand (see also A1)
e. Dealing with supply chain disruption (see also 2.2 and 6.1)

2. Using new technology to reduce the environmental footprint of transportation.  (This provides a benefit to the environment, not to mobility.) (see also A2)

3. Environment and transportation in general:  finding ways to ensure that trade and movement of people expand in a sustainable manner.

(This seeks a balance among competing priorities, or if possible a net gain for both.)

4. Urban design to reduce the need for transportation, making cities more liveable than our current models do.

(This is an alternative way of improving mobility, by reducing the tendency to over-access infrastructure and trigger congestion.)

5. Social acceptability of drones

a. Dealing with social resistance to last-mile-deliveries caused by noise, intrusiveness, safety concerns (see also 2.3 and 3.4)

6. Intra-city freight movements

(Are there solutions to high truck density, by better urban planning?) (see also 1.9, 3.4, and 7.5)

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