DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT RELATED TO THE LAUNCH OF THE ZERO EMISSION TRANSIT FUND PROGRAM

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) welcomes the launch of the Zero Emission Transit Fund (ZETF) program. The ZETF will provide opportunities for our members, including our transit agencies and municipalities across the country to fund much-needed innovative clean transit projects that will electrify Canada’s transit systems towards a net-zero future. 

 

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Dr. Josipa Petrunic, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), released the following statement related to the Government of Canada investing to electrify transit systems across the country:

Image of New Flyer Bus at the 2019 launch of CUTRIC’s Pan-Canadian Battery Electric Bus Demonstration & Integration Trial in Brampton ON Today’s investment by the federal government will allow transit agencies across the country to expedite the decarbonization of our transit systems to meet Canada’s ambitious climate goals. Zero-emission……

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Dr. Josipa Petrunic, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), released the following statement related to the Government of Canada’s historic investment in public transit infrastructure:

CUTRIC, the non-profit responsible for the development and commercialization of low-carbon transit technologies, applauds the federal government’s historic public transit infrastructure investments to build a stronger economy and create jobs, a healthier environment and more inclusive communities to the benefit of all Canadians. This is exactly the type of leadership…

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CUTRIC forges key partnership with leading German mobility innovator

Reciprocal Memorandum of Understanding with e-mobil BW GmbH will see organizations share information, knowledge and best practices in the field of low-carbon mobility and transit solutions

February 10, 2021, TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce the signing of a…

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CUTRIC-led trial marks milestone with arrival of Brampton’s first electric bus

Pan-Canadian Demonstration and Integration Trial is the first in the world to design, develop and integrate vehicles with charging systems that can operate interactively despite being made by different manufacturers

BRAMPTON, ON, January 28, 2021 – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) congratulates Brampton Transit on the…

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CUTRIC sets standard for zero-emission transit modelling

New RoutΣ.i™ 2.0 toolset helps clients reach decarbonization and electrification goals by precisely predicting procurement costs and community impact  

January 27, 2021, Toronto – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce the launch of RoutΣ.i™ 2.0. This uniquely powerful toolset helps transit…

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New CUTRIC report highlights key role for automated shuttles in pandemic recovery

Research confirms first-kilometre/last-kilometre driverless electric shuttles would get Canadians out of their cars and into economical low-emission transit 

January 19, 2021, Toronto – A compelling new report from the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) underscores the need for wider on-road deployments of electric low-speed automated shuttles…

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Dr. Josipa Petrunic, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) released the following statement related to the Government of Canada’s Hydrogen Strategy for Canada.

CUTRIC, the non-profit responsible for the development and commercialization of low-carbon transit technologies, welcomes the Government of Canada’s Hydrogen Strategy for Canada – a critical framework for electrifying our transit systems and reaching Canada’s net-zero emissions target by 2050. Public transit is a fundamental application of hydrogen technologies and to…

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