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2020 CANADIAN SMART RAIL TECH CONFERENCE ARRIVES NOVEMBER 23-24, 2020

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) will host the inaugural Canadian Smart Rail Technology Conference on November 23-24, 2020. With platinum sponsor ABB, and gold sponsors HDR and Parsons, the conference will focus on “Moving Canadians Forward” with the most advanced rail technologies available world-wide, many of which are designed and innovated in Canada. […]

November 17, 2020

RÉACTION DU CRITUC AU PLAN POUR UNE ÉCONOMIE VERTE : FAIRE DU TRANSPORT EN COMMUN LE FER DE LANCE DE L’ÉLECTRIFICATION

Le Consortium de recherche et d’innovation en transport urbain au Canada (CRITUC) est heureux de constater la volonté du gouvernement du Québec d’investir davantage dans les technologies propres et les filières énergétiques, plus particulièrement dans le secteur des transports. L’annonce d’aujourd’hui solidifie la promesse du premier ministre, M. François Legault, d’électrifier l’économie du Québec. Bien […]

November 16, 2020

CUTRIC URGES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COMMIT $3 BILLION MORE ANNUALLY FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE FALL ECONOMIC STATEMENT TO BUILD A BETTER CANADA

Attn: The Rt. Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada CC:    The Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance RE:    Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium Urges the Federal Government to Commit $3 Billion More Annually for Public Transit Infrastructure in the Fall Economic Statement to Build a Better Canada To the […]

November 11, 2020

STATEMENT: CUTRIC RESPONDS TO ONTARIO’S PROVINCIAL BUDGET

Dr. Josipa Petrunic, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium, released the following statement related to the Ontario Government’s provincial budget. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unparalleled challenges for Ontario, and it is important that the provincial government’s budget remains focused on supporting our most vulnerable amidst a […]

November 6, 2020

THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM PARTNERS WITH TRAILBLAZING EUROPEAN INITIATIVE

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, Oct. 23, 2020 – The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Shift2Rail, Europe’s first public-private initiative tasked with integrating research, innovation and market-driven solutions to create the railway systems of the future. Launched at Shift2Rail Innovation Days in Brussels, the new partnership’s goal […]

October 23, 2020

BILL 44 – CUTRIC’S RESPONSE

ADOPTION OF BILL 44: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION IN QUEBEC Montreal, October 22, 2020 – This week, the government of Quebec adopted Bill 44, an Act primarily aimed at effective governance in the fight against climate change and promoting electrification. The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) considers that this law establishes the necessary foundations […]

October 22, 2020

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