Innovations & Insights in Zero Emission Transit
March 5, 2024
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Our Annual Smart Rail Innovation Conference is 80% sold out

We are just two weeks away from Canada’s biggest Rail Innovation Conference and we are almost sold out!

 

In recent discussions, there has been much debate about why Canada is so far behind the rest of the world when it comes to rail innovation. Our rail industry is full of smart, visionary and innovative ideas but we can’t seem to get these innovations off the ground. 

 

During our conference, our panelists will explore these ideas in detail and discuss lessons learned and opportunities identified globally for rail innovation.

 

We are just as excited to announce our newest speaker, Hon. Devin Dreeshen, Minister of Transportation, Alberta. Minister Dreeshen will be participating in a fireside chat with CUTRIC’s President and CEO to discuss the current and future landscape of rail innovation in Alberta.

 

Our panels:

  • Fast Tracks or Frequent Stops: Transforming Canada’s rapid rail landscape

  • Riding the Rails: Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges of Light Rail Transit in Canada

  • Rails, Bytes, and Beyond: Operational Efficiency in Canadian Railways

  • All Aboard the Hydrogen Express: Fueling Sustainable Rail Travel in Canada and Beyond

  • Rails, Rules, and Regulations: Crafting Policy and Standards for Canada’s Railways

  • Charging the Future – Battery Electric Buses and Rail Station Integration

Make sure you secure your spot for this not-to-be-missed event!

Rail Innovation Program 2024: High Speed vs High Frequency Rail Policy in Canada

The final session of our Smart Rail Innovation Program took place earlier this month and discussed high speed rail vs high frequency rail policy in Canada. It was a great session that garnered some great discussion points and questions.


In case you missed it, you can watch the full recording here.

Request for Proposals: Economic Analysis for Full Fleet ZEB Implementation Plan

CUTRIC members are invited to respond to a Request for Proposal “RFP” from CUTRIC for Consulting Services.

CUTRIC is seeking a consultant to conduct an Economic Analysis as part of a full fleet ZEB implementation plan for an agency in Alberta.

More details can be found here.

Wanted: A climate action visionary as Vice Chair of our ZEB Committees

We're on a mission to find our next Vice Chair for the Zero Emission Bus Committee. If you are a member of a Transit Agency and have a passion for low carbon transit innovation, reach out to us!

 

Industry News

Members committees
Virtual

ZEB Committee #7 2024: Depot Planning for Zero Emission Mobility

CUTRIC’s Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Committee is a national forum for CUTRIC’s members to share up-to-date information and data related

Members committees
Virtual

ZEB Committee #8 2024: Hydrogen in Transit: Operational and Procurement Strategies

CUTRIC’s Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Committee is a national forum for CUTRIC’s members to share up-to-date information and data related

Members committees
Virtual

PPU Committee #2 2024: Operational Load Management

The Power Providers & Utilities Transit Decarbonization Committee for Transit Electrification is trying to establish a systematic national dialogue reviewing

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Zero Emission Transit and Mobility Conference 2024

At CUTRIC’s 6th annual 2024 ZETM conference, we will be diving deep into the world of transit electrification strategy, technical

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