DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT’S SPEECH FROM THE THRONE

As a consortium dedicated to advancing mobility and transportation solutions required for a low-carbon economy, CUTRIC welcomes the Ontario government’s Speech from the Throne and urges the provincial government to follow through the vision of post-pandemic recovery with specific plans for economic action that prioritizes investment in public transit.  The Ontario government must continue to support the health of Ontarians while making bold and ambitious plans for the province’s economic rebuild.

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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 CONGRATULATING THE NEWLY ELECTED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is Canada’s leading non-profit responsible for developing and commercializing low-carbon transit.
CUTRIC congratulates the Liberal Party of Canada on the 44th Canadian federal election and another term in office. We look forward to working with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government and Members of Parliament across all parties to continue to deliver low-carbon and zero emissions transit to communities across the country.

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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 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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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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