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MINISTERIAL MANDATE LETTERS

The Ministerial mandate letters for the new Cabinet present significant opportunity for CUTRIC and its Members. The fight against climate change was a strong overarching theme across every single mandate letter, and the government’s commitment to taking environmental action was emphasized in the following key Ministries: Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna: implement the government’s […]

February 11, 2020

FEDERAL PARTY PLATFORMS IN FOCUS

With less than two weeks to go until election day, here’s all you need to know on where the parties stand on climate change and environmental policy. CUTRIC is working with Crestview Strategy to maximize the opportunities presented in each party’s platform and position our members well for engagement with the 43rd Parliament. Overview This election, […]

October 9, 2019

TRANSLINK LAUNCHES BATTERY-ELECTRIC BUS PILOT AS PART OF CUTRIC’S PAN-CANADIAN INTEGRATION TRIAL

Launch of zero-emissions battery-electric buses and standardized high-powered charging systems today constitute a world-first in Pan-Canadian Pilot VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2019 /CNW/ – As part of the continued progress of the Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial, CUTRIC is proud to announce the operation of the first of four buses and two high-powered, standardized overhead charging […]

September 11, 2019

Canada Invests in Newmarket Electric Bus and Charging Network

Newmarket, ON, August 14, 2019 – As part of the ongoing Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial, CUTRIC is proud to announce a commitment of $956,338 from NRCan to Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. to support a globally innovative utility-owned and operated overhead charging system for transit electrification Read the full Press Release: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56171092e4b0d626a870edec/t/5d544d2c544c4300016e8a52/1565805897568/Canada+Invests+in+Newmarket+Electric+Bus+Network.pdf Read the […]

August 14, 2019

TransLink Introduces Renewable Natural Gas to it’s Bus Fleet

Congratulations to two of CUTRIC’s Members, FortisBC and TransLink, for announcing their partnership to source Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for TransLink’s Natural gas bus fleet! https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/media-centre-details/2019/04/24/translink-introduces-renewable-natural-gas-to-its-bus-fleet

July 9, 2019

CUTRIC Funding Advances Low-Carbon Fleet Technology

Waterloo (February 28, 2019) – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) has announced important funding for an innovative collaboration between industry, university and government to develop new ground-breaking hydrogen fuel cell technology. “This funding will integrate and develop zero-emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell technologies, advancing low and zero carbon solutions for urban mobility, one […]

February 28, 2019