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Petrunić and Crombie: How Mississauga can help lead Canada’s transition to low-carbon hydrogen

Mississauga and the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium have already taken steps to develop a first-of-its-kind pilot project that would see 10 hydrogen FCEBs introduced to their MiWay fleet and help the city get one step closer to decarbonizing its bus system. This pilot will kick-start the development of Canada’s first local hydrogen ecosystem, capitalizing on a national network of manufacturing, production, knowledge innovation, and design.

January 18, 2023

Empty hydrogen strategies in transportation sector: a plan without projects

There is no lack of demand for hydrogen in Canada’s transit network, but there is a lack of provincial support for the kind of fuel needed to power public mobility. Without initial hydrogen bus deployments, the domestic volume of demand for green hydrogen in transportation will not grow rapidly enough to enable natural market forces to support competitive pricing wars, writes Dr. Josipa Petrunić, the president and CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium.

February 8, 2023

Canada needs a federal strategy for zero-emission transit, coach and rail

  Canada needs an industrial strategy and a new federal-provincial policy implementation process to accelerate the transition to zero-emission passenger transit, writes CUTRIC’s Josipa Petrunic   Any way you slice it, Canada is one of the worst polluters per capita in the world. While some instinctively attribute that to the cold climate, other countries with similar climates […]

January 8, 2023

Canada and CUTRIC announce new zero-emission transit planning project in partnership with City of Moncton

Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Her Worship Dawn Arnold, Mayor of the City of Moncton, and Josipa Petrunić, President & CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), announced an investment of $150,000 for Codiac Transpo to plan the transition to zero-emission buses.

February 23, 2023