Karl Saidla, Ph.D




Karl Saidla, Ph.D.

Karl Saidla completed a Ph.D. at the University of Ottawa (Human Kinetics) concerning politics and public policy related to the promotion of walking, cycling, and public transit use in Helsinki, Finland, and Ottawa, Canada.
Previously, he served as a public policy analyst with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada where his work focussed on active transportation, physical activity, healthy community design, and healthy living.

He currently serves in several capacities as a volunteer and advocate in support of active transportation, particularly at the local level in Chelsea, Quebec. He and his family enjoy the challenges of using their car as little as possible while enjoying an outdoor-oriented lifestyle.