TransLink Launches Battery-Electric Bus Pilot as part of CUTRIC’s Pan-Canadian Integration Trial

Launch of zero-emissions battery-electric buses and standardized high-powered charging systems today constitute a world-first in Pan-Canadian Pilot

VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2019 /CNW/ – As part of the continued progress of the Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial, CUTRIC is proud to announce the operation of the first of four buses and two high-powered, standardized overhead charging systems going into service today in Metro Vancouver, with six more on the way.

TransLink has led the Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial (Phase I) since 2017, when it joined a nationally coordinated effort to advance standardized and interoperable zero emissions transit technologies, spearheaded by the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC).

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