Government & Public Policy

Read more about CUTRIC’s response to economic statements, budget proposals and
public policies as they relate to our mission for low-carbon smart mobility in Canada.

The introduction of this bill makes continued partnerships more important than ever towards the goals of affordable, reliable, and zero-emission transit while creating new jobs and homes for workers in sustainable industries.

In 2022, CUTRIC began consultations with members and stakeholders for the development of its updated Five-Point Plan – a series of recommendations to the federal government on how best to build a low-carbon, innovative, resilient transit system for Canadians

Dear Minister Smith,

On behalf of the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), I am writing to urge the Government of Ontario to move forward expeditiously with a robust hydrogen strategy that...

CUTRIC, the non-profit responsible for the development and commercialization of low-carbon transit technologies, is encouraged by the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement that ensures Canadians have the support they need now while committing to additional investments to build back a stronger, more inclusive and sustainable economy through public transit innovation.

To the Rt. Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada –

Canada is at a crossroads as it charts its recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic, and while it may never look the same, through deliberate and strategic investments we can build it into the country we have always aspired to.

Your government knows that, and we have been proud to work with you and your capable Cabinet Ministers to deliver low-carbon technology innovation transit projects that support Canadians in cities while creating jobs and economic prosperity, connecting communities and improving the environment by reducing emissions.


Montreal, October 22, 2020 – This week, the government of Quebec adopted Bill 44, an Act primarily aimed at effective governance in the fight against climate change and promoting electrification. The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) considers that this law establishes the necessary foundations for Quebec in terms of transit electrification in anticipation of the unveiling of the Green Economy Plan (GEP) by the Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, Benoit Charrette.