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RICHARD GILBERT is a Toronto-based consultant whose work focuses on transport, energy, and urban governance. During a long, varied career he has produced 14 books and several hundred book chapters, major reports, and scholarly and popular articles on a wide range of topics. He was the elected representative of some 80,000 people on Toronto's city council for many years and served as president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and as the first CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute. He and Rosalind have lived in the same house in downtown Toronto since 1971, where they enjoy visits by a daughter and three sons and numerous, mostly teenage grandchildren.





ANTHONY PERL is Professor of Political Science and
Urban Studies at Vancouver's Simon Fraser University. He has produced four other books including new Departures: Rethinking Passenger Policy for the Twenty-First Century and The Integrity Gap: Canada's Environmental Policy and Institutions. He previously rode light rail to teach at the University of Calgary, took the subway to direct the City University of New York's Aviation Institute, and caught the metro to work at the Laboratoire d'Economie des Transports in Lyon, France. He serves on the board of VIA Rail, Canada's national passenger rail carrier.



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