Transport Action Canada
About Dr. Barry Wellar

Dr. Barry Wellar Dr. Barry Wellar is the Distinguished Research Fellow of Transport Action Canada, and Member, Canadian Institute of Planners. He is Professor Emeritus of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Ottawa, Principal of Wellar Consulting in Ottawa, and President of the Information Research Board (IRB) Inc.

Dr. Wellar developed the Walking Security Index for measuring the quality and safety of urban pedestrian environments, and recently directed the Transport Canada project on methods of decision making to achieve sustainable transport practices.

Among other awards, Dr. Wellar has received the Anderson Medal in applied geography and the Ullman Award in transportation geography from the Association of American Geographers.

Transport Action Canada is pleased to present the following selection of Dr. Wellar's publications.