Best Practices & Key Considerations for Transit Electrification

Over the past five years, CUTRIC has successfully established itself as a Canadian leader in electric bus technology and research, as well as financial innovation and knowledge. CUTRIC has worked with a number of Canadian transit agencies in preparation for transit electrification.   Through this experience, our consultants have conducted an immense amount of research […]

Take a Look Inside Canada’s Landmark Zero Emission Transit Fund (ZETF)

Public transit is a fact of life for millions of Canadians, whether we live in the country’s largest cities or smallest municipalities. In the not-too-distant future, transit riders from coast to coast could be utilizing zero emission vehicles for the vast majority of their commuting.   While that may have seemed ambitious even a generation […]

Knowledge Series: Canadian ZEB Database™ Report

In Canada, zero-emission bus (ZEB) technology is gaining traction as the desire to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector increases.   Currently, transportation is responsible for 25 per cent of Canada’s overall GHG emissions. ZEB technology offers transit agencies a system that has cleaner in-carbon air quality, reduced noise pollution, and the […]

Using Renewable Natural Gas as a Transit Fuel Solution in Alberta

Electric vehicles have been given a significant amount of attention in recent years. Due to the rising demand for action against pollution and climate change caused by fossil fuel-powered vehicles.   As public transit is one of the most important modes of transportation in large cities, it is important to consider the available alternatives for […]

Five Key Utility Strategies for Transportation Electrification in Canada

As Canadian transit agencies focus their efforts on fleet electrification, the need to develop strong relationships with utilities and power providers is more evident than ever.   Utilities in Canada play a crucial role in ensuring the success and sustainability of electrification initiatives. While there are a few utility-led transportation electrification strategies that exist in […]