Brampton launches world’s largest fleet of interoperable battery electric buses

CUTRIC’s Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial continues to break new ground as third city joins world-first deployment

BRAMPTON, ON, MAY 3, 2021 – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) congratulates Brampton Transit on the deployment of the world’s largest fleet of interoperable and standardized battery electric buses (BEBs).

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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 Budget 2021:

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is Canada’s leading non-profit responsible for the development and commercialization of low-carbon transit.

CUTRIC welcomes the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 focused on protecting the health of Canadians while harnessing the COVID-19 recovery to create jobs and economic growth, more inclusive communities and an improved environment.

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Dr. Josipa Petrunic, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium, released the following statement related to the Ontario Government’s provincial budget:

The Ontario Government must stay focused on supporting the health of Ontarians through a third wave of COVID-19 with Budget 2021, and as vaccinations ramp up, they must also commit to use this people-first approach to guide the province’s economic recovery.

The important work of rebuilding must start early and…

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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-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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