Patrick Yutiga, Transit Planner – Toronto Transit Commission
Patrick Yutiga is a Transit Planner within the Service Planning and Scheduling department at the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). Driven by a vision, passion, and drive for transit and mobility, Patrick is responsible for planning, designing, and analyzing transit services in the City of Toronto. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).
Prior to becoming a Transit Planner at the TTC, Patrick has worked as a student in various roles throughout the Commission. As well, as an academic transportation researcher, Patrick has researched the impacts of cycling infrastructure on cyclist experiences and provided planning advice to the City of Sarnia on E-Mobility modes and infrastructure.
Patrick was chosen as a Young Leader in Transit to attend the Canadian Urban Transit Association’s Young Leaders Summit (YLS) in Calgary, Alberta, in 2019. Following the YLS, Patrick joined CUTA’s Youth and Emerging Leaders Taskforce, where he became the Taskforce Lead responsible for retaining Canadian youth in the transit industry. Patrick is now the Vice-Chair of the Youth and Emerging Leaders Subcommittee (YELSC), where he is responsible for co-leading the activities of YELSC, as well as playing a leading role in the planning and coordination of the 2023 Young Leaders Summit in Saskatoon.