CUTRIC report reveals shortage of utility-led transportation electrification strategies

Canadian utilities with strategies in place need to focus on public transit, not just personal passenger cars Oct. 20, 2021, TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce the publication of the first-ever comprehensive review and assessment of Canadian electrical utilities’ transportation electrification strategies.   Entitled “Electrical […]

PROVINCIALLY-FUNDED CUTRIC PROJECTS ARE USING ROUTΣ.I™ TOOLSET TO ANALYSE UNIQUE VARIABLES AFFECTING PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF TRANSIT ELECTRIFICATION

February 25, 2022, TORONTO — As part of the Government of Ontario’s five-year Climate Change Action Plan, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to be conducting empirical data analytics for Brampton Transit, Burlington Transit, Cornwall Transit, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), and York Region Transit.   All five of the full-fleet, […]

UPCOMING CUTRIC CONFERENCE BUILDS ON ZERO-EMISSION TRANSIT’S MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR MOMENTUM

February 3, 2022, Toronto: Last March, CUTRIC’s inaugural ZEB Technologies & Transit Operations Conference was abuzz over the federal government’s recent announcement of a permanent $3 billion-a-year transit fund. A year later, our second ZEB conference will explore how that buzz is being put into action. With the Government of Canada creating a $2.75-billion Zero-Emission Transit Fund […]

CUTRIC LAUNCHES TRANSIT STUDIES COMPARING NATURAL GAS AND DIESEL

Data-driven projects with Calgary Transit, Orange County Transportation Authority and TransLink explore the viability of renewable natural gas as a carbon-neutral fuel January 20, 2022, TORONTO, ON — In partnership with Enbridge Gas, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to launch three holistic studies comparing buses powered with renewable natural […]

2021 YEAR IN REVIEW

2021 was a transformative year for transit. The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to keep ridership levels down, and public confidence in transit systems remains low. On the other hand, 2021 was a milestone year in recognizing the value of clean transit for Canada’s economy and environment, with historic investments from the federal government in accelerating […]

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

As a consortium dedicated to advancing smart mobility and transportation solutions required for a low-carbon economy, CUTRIC welcomes today’s Speech from the Throne, which outlined the Trudeau government’s priorities for their new mandate. CUTRIC is pleased to see the Throne Speech acknowledge the importance of clean transit as part of Canada’s climate plan and path […]

CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM’S STATEMENT ON BUILD ONTARIO

CUTRIC commends the Ontario government for announcing several transit infrastructure projects in its Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, Build Ontario. We are pleased to see the government identify a need for more transit-oriented communities, while remaining focused on delivering major rail projects in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Build Ontario sends a clear signal that governments […]