The Hamilton, Ontario school has a lab developing a system that would let subway operators get the location of trackside workers through radiofrequency identification. Backers include train manufacturer Bombardier Inc. and the Ontario government
Planning a trip using public transit is a bit of a crapshoot in most major cities, and Toronto is no exception. Which route from point A to B is the quickest at a particular time of day, or has the least number of transfers, or involves the least amount of walking? Users have to take their chances because this type of nitty-gritty information isn't typically available.