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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CUTRIC TO HOST CONVERSATION ON THE FUTURE OF RAIL IN CANADA

The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is hosting its second Smart Rail Technology Conference virtually from November 30 – December 1 to discuss critical topics that will define the future of rail in Canada.   [Image Credit: Bombardier] “Last month’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report showed we need to put everything we have […]

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.   […]

PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO DEVELOP CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS TO PROMOTE TRANSIT RIDER SAFETY

(Windsor, Ontario, May 26, 2021) – The University of Windsor’s SHIELD Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) to collaborate on innovative technology and knowledge mobilization designed to help public transit operators keep riders safe. According to SHIELD co-founders Mitra Mirhassani, a UWindsor electrical […]

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). The eight […]

LONDON TRANSIT ENGAGES CUTRIC TO GUIDE ZERO-EMISSION BUS ROLLOUT

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce that the London Transit Commission (LTC) has engaged CUTRIC’s Zero-Emission Bus (ZEB) Consulting Services to plan and implement its transit electrification strategy.   With LTC having already completed a preliminary feasibility assessment, Canada’s finest and largest team of data scientists is adopting […]

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. […]