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Matt Pinder is a cyclist, driver, transit user, and proud graduate from McMaster University. Currently working as a transportation researcher, he is passionate about the future of mobility.
A Summer Ride - As you roll down the gently sloped path, friendly strangers of all ages pause from their walking and running to flash a smile or a nod, sometimes even a 'Hello!' Published September 07, 2016 in Special Report: Cycling
Time to go All-In on LRT - LRT will undoubtedly deliver a wealth of benefits to Hamilton, but if we take a lukewarm approach to implementing it, the outcomes of this billion-dollar investment will be less than ideal. Published July 21, 2016 in Special Report: Light Rail
Pier 7 and 8 Urban Design Study: Good, but not yet Great - There are still opportunities, specifically from a transportation perspective, to develop this community as one that embraces sustainable transportation and can lead Hamilton and the broader region towards better health and reduced emissions. Published May 16, 2016 in Special Report: West Harbour
Cycling Infrastructure One of the Smartest Investments a City Can Make - Our decision-makers need to value cycling infrastructure for what it is: an incredibly cost-effective way of moving lots of people. Published December 23, 2015 in Special Report: Cycling
Senseless Traffic Deaths are Heartbreaking, But There is Hope - Human error currently accounts for 90 percent of road "accidents". Imagine the benefits of removing humans from the driving equation altogether! Published October 29, 2015 in Commentary
By the Numbers: Impacts of Paid Parking at Work on Commuter Modal Share - Despite the obvious moans and groans, paid parking at work has the potential to play a significant role in reshaping our transportation mode share in Hamilton. Published July 08, 2015 in Special Report: Parking