Canada is on the cusp of some major disruptions to its transportation systems.
Ride-sharing apps, on-demand transit and micromobility (scooters, for example) are already available in some cities. Self-driving vehicles are in development. And as urban centres continue to grow, it is necessary to invest in traditional public transit that will best serve riders in the future.
But social benefits are often an afterthought in transit planning. When new technologies come into use, who gets left behind?