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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 ago, […]

August 15, 2022

Key Considerations for Smart Vehicle Shuttle Technology Planning & Deployment in Canada

  “Smart Vehicle Shuttle Technology as a Transit Solution: Commercial Considerations for Planning and Deployment in Canada” is a report that is a part of CUTRIC’s Knowledge Series in Low Carbon Smart Mobility.   This report assesses the feasibility of smart shuttle vehicle technology as part of transit systems and how this technology should be […]

February 16, 2023

Markham pilots 1st autonomous shuttle initiative in York Region

The mass adoption of electrified transit and charging infrastructure is right around the corner and policymakers, academics, and engineers are all interested in roll-out plans, lessons learned from past attempts, and future opportunities for zero-emission mass transit and smart rail systems.   The upcoming Low Carbon Smart Mobility and Smart Rail Conference provide industry leaders […]

November 7, 2022

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 […]

November 21, 2022

A robust Hydrogen strategy will help Ontario transition from gasoline

Transportation is at the centre of the pollution puzzle in most Canadian provinces. In Ontario, the transportation sector consumes 38 per cent of the province’s entire fuel and energy sector. According to the government’s own statistics, gasoline and diesel dominate, representing nearly 85 per cent of total transportation fuels used in 2015.  As gasoline prices rise […]

August 11, 2022