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STATEMENT: CUTRIC RESPONDS TO CANADA INFRASTRUCTURE BANK

The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Canada Infrastructure Bank establishing its important role in achieving Canada’s zero-emissions bus (ZEB) targets and affirming the importance of leveraging public-private partnerships to do so. CUTRIC and its industry and transit members, including some of the largest systems in the country […]

October 1, 2020

CUTRIC LAUNCHES PROJECT TO REDUCE COST OF ELECTRIC BUS CHARGING SYSTEMS

Initiative will be led by CUTRIC Member eCAMION and supported by the University of Toronto   Toronto, Ontario [September, TBC, 2020] – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce its investment of $999,000 in a project led by eCAMION, an Ontario-based energy storage solution provider. This investment will enable […]

September 30, 2020

CUTRIC RESPONDS TO THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE 2020–A GREEN & TRANSIT-FRIENDLY BUDGET FOR ALL

The following statement should be attributed to The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) President and CEO Dr. Josipa Petrunic: As a consortium dedicated to advancing mobility and transportation solutions required for a low-carbon economy, CUTRIC welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Speech from the Throne, which prioritizes the environment and inclusivity within Canada’s […]

September 23, 2020

AN OPEN LETTER TO FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS IN SUPPORT OF THE CANADIAN GREEN ECONOMY NON-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

To the Government of Canada, In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a cohort of non-profit associations and consortia across Toronto are working to make Canada’s communities more economically and environmentally resilient. This cohort has formed the Green Sector Economic Advisory Panel (EAP). The Green Sector EAP aims to ensure the Canadian economy rebuilds cleaner, greener and more globally competitive […]

September 14, 2020

FIVE-POINT PLAN FOR BUILDING BACK BETTER TRANSIT

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that public transit is an essential service for Canadians. The following recommendations set out a bold and ambitious plan to build public transit back better, as part of Canada’s clean, inclusive recovery from COVID-19. This plan will help Canada build the public transit systems, and the cities, of a cleaner, […]

September 14, 2020

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August 27, 2020

CUTRIC COVID-19 MITIGATION PLAN FOR MEMBERS & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

During this difficult time for Canadians and citizens worldwide, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is working hard to ensure our operations remain uninterrupted and that we continue to deliver the highest quality services that we can to each of our Members and allied stakeholders. In light of the challenges associated with […]

March 25, 2020

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 […]

July 5, 2022

CUTRIC supports low-emission transit in Brampton and Burlington

Brampton, July 5, 2022 – Since inception, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) has advocated for robust climate action plans that are supported by varying levels of government. As the climate emergency continues to grow across Canada, building a cleaner, healthier, and stronger eco-system and infrastructure has become vital to improve the […]

Elementor #19019

June 30, 2022, TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is excited to announce the publication of a research report that studies an alternative solution to carbon intensive, diesel-powered vehicles. This report explores a cleaner and cheaper transit solution using renewable natural gas (RNG) as a fuel to operate compressed […]

June 30, 2022

CUTRIC Report Reveals Renewable Natural Gas as a Solution to Decarbonizing Transit Fleets in Canada

June 30, 2022, TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is excited to announce the publication of a research report that studies an alternative solution to carbon intensive, diesel-powered vehicles.This report explores a cleaner and cheaper transit solution using renewable natural gas (RNG) as a fuel to operate compressed natural […]

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 […]

June 15, 2022

CUTRIC REPORT REVEALS MORE PLANNING AND SUPPORT NEEDED FOR CANADA TO MEET ITS ZERO-EMISSION BUS TARGETS

June 10, 2022, TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce the publication of the highly anticipated analysis and review of the Canadian zero-emission bus (ZEB) landscape. This report quantifies the readiness of transit agencies and municipalities across the country and explores whether Canada’s ZEB targets will […]

June 10, 2022

DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT CONGRATULATING THE NEWLY RE-ELECTED PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT.

CUTRIC congratulates Premier Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario on another term in office in the 43rd Parliament of Ontario. We look forward to working with Premier Doug Ford and all the Members of the Provincial Parliament to deliver zero emissions and low-carbon transit to communities across the province.    This election […]

June 3, 2022