CUTRIC follows 10 basic steps to help organizations reach their decarbonization and climate action plan goals.
This initial step helps the transit agency to understand the zero-emission bus landscape, identify their goals, and set their future expectations.
In the light of bus technology selected through feasibility analysis, a comprehensive and detailed cost analysis is performed and includes both capital and operational costs over the lifetime of the ZEBs. This includes the following:
This analysis includes risk and contingency planning at various levels of ZEB implementation planning which aims to minimize potential risks. The following should be considered:
The needs analysis enables CUTRIC to advice transit agencies on the following:
CUTRIC specializes in collecting and analysing data gathered during consultation sessions dedicated to gaining industry and stakeholder insights into low-carbon smart mobility. Focus group consultation contracts that CUTRIC has completed recently include Transport Canada-funded rail innovation consultation sessions for generating Top 10 Rail Innovation Projects across Canada; a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Electric Fleet Best Practices consultation session focusing on transit electrification opportunities, challenges and solutions; and Toronto Region Board of Trade SWOT & PESTEL consultation sessions focusing on strategic opportunities and challenges associated with autonomous and connected vehicles in Toronto.
CUTRIC welcomes new consultation contracts.
Please contact our Project Manager with your requests:
Parvathy Pillai: Project Manager: ZEB Simulation & Commercialization ([email protected])