The Platial Analysis Lab is a research group based out of McGill University at the intersection of geoinformatics and quantitative behavioral geography…

As the name suggests, the Lab pulls apart the concept of place, taking a data-driven and behavioral approach to understanding the dimensions of our world.

E-scooters in Canada

It has been a whirl-wind few weeks for shared mobility, and specifically Lime scooters, in Canada. Professor Grant McKenzie was asked to provide some insight into the future of e-scooters in Canada…

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Jump e-Bikes in Montreal

Last night, approximately 200 vehicles from Uber’s electric-assist bicycle-sharing service Jump, appeared on the streets of Montreal…

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Presentation to the MTL Machine Learning Group

Last week Grant McKenzie presented a talk entitled “A machine learning approach to identifying urban neighborhood names” at the Montreal Machine Learning Group meetup in downtown Montreal. Check out the video below.

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