Archived posts for 2017 March:

Distracted Walking

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Dr. Ahsan Habib was interviewed by Dan Misener from CBC radio regarding his thoughts on Distracted Walking. “It is very important in our transportation field to start recognizing this type of new phenomena” said Dr. Habib. Listen to more of the interview at

MacEachen Institute Evacuation Roundtable

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On Tuesday March 28, Dr. Ahsan Habib and graduate student MD Jahedul Alam attended the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance Evacuation Roundtable. The objective of this roundtable was to discuss research results and future direction of research for emergency evacuation of the Halifax peninsula. Dr. Habib presented “Evacuating Halifax Peninsula: A Dynamic Traffic Microsimulation Modelling Approach”, the research which was supported by the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network.


Dr. Ahsan Habib presents to MacEachen Institute of Public Policy Evacuation roundtable. Photo credit: Daniel Abriel


Photo credit: Daniel Abriel


Dalhousie researchers Ahsan Habib and Kevin Quigley work on a mass evacuation project for Halifax

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Dalhousie researchers Ahsan Habib and Kevin Quigley are working on a mass evacuation simulation for Halifax. Read more about this project at