Brampton launches world’s largest fleet of interoperable battery electric buses

CUTRIC’s Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial continues to break new ground as third city joins world-first deployment

BRAMPTON, ON, MAY 3, 2021 – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) congratulates Brampton Transit on the deployment of the world’s largest fleet of interoperable and standardized battery electric buses (BEBs).

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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 related to the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021:

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is Canada’s leading non-profit responsible for the development and commercialization of low-carbon transit.

CUTRIC welcomes the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 focused on protecting the health of Canadians while harnessing the COVID-19 recovery to create jobs and economic growth, more inclusive communities and an improved environment.

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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 Ontario Government must stay focused on supporting the health of Ontarians through a third wave of COVID-19 with Budget 2021, and as vaccinations ramp up, they must also commit to use this people-first approach to guide the province’s economic recovery.

The important work of rebuilding must start early and…

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