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DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S SPEECH FROM THE THRONE

As a consortium dedicated to advancing smart mobility and transportation solutions required for a low-carbon economy, CUTRIC welcomes today’s Speech from the Throne, which outlined the Trudeau government’s priorities for their new mandate. CUTRIC is pleased to see the Throne Speech acknowledge the importance of clean transit as part of Canada’s climate plan and path […]

November 23, 2021

CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM’S STATEMENT ON BUILD ONTARIO

CUTRIC commends the Ontario government for announcing several transit infrastructure projects in its Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, Build Ontario. We are pleased to see the government identify a need for more transit-oriented communities, while remaining focused on delivering major rail projects in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Build Ontario sends a clear signal that governments […]

November 5, 2021

CUTRIC REPORT REVEALS SHORTAGE OF UTILITY-LED TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION STRATEGIES

Canadian utilities with strategies in place need to focus on public transit, not just personal passenger cars Oct. 20, 2021, TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce the publication of the first-ever comprehensive review and assessment of Canadian electrical utilities’ transportation electrification strategies.   Entitled “Electrical […]

October 20, 2021

DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT’S SPEECH FROM THE THRONE

As a consortium dedicated to advancing mobility and transportation solutions required for a low-carbon economy, CUTRIC welcomes the Ontario government’s Speech from the Throne and urges the provincial government to follow through the vision of post-pandemic recovery with specific plans for economic action that prioritizes investment in public transit.  The Ontario government must continue to […]

October 6, 2021

DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT CONGRATULATING THE NEWLY ELECTED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is Canada’s leading non-profit responsible for developing and commercializing low-carbon transit. CUTRIC congratulates the Liberal Party of Canada on the 44th Canadian federal election and another term in office. We look forward to working with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government and Members of Parliament across all parties […]

September 21, 2021

CUTRIC TO HOST CONVERSATION ON THE FUTURE OF RAIL IN CANADA

The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is hosting its second Smart Rail Technology Conference virtually from November 30 – December 1 to discuss critical topics that will define the future of rail in Canada.   [Image Credit: Bombardier] “Last month’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report showed we need to put everything we have […]

September 14, 2021

DR. JOSIPA PETRUNIC, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CONSORTIUM (CUTRIC), RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT RELATED TO THE LAUNCH OF THE ZERO EMISSION TRANSIT FUND PROGRAM

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) welcomes the launch of the Zero Emission Transit Fund (ZETF) program. The ZETF will provide opportunities for our members, including our transit agencies and municipalities across the country to fund much-needed innovative clean transit projects that will electrify Canada’s transit systems towards a net-zero future.   […]

August 10, 2021