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CUTA voices displeasure for government of Canada’s 2024 budget

April 18, 2024
The association says calls for accelerated funding for public transit infrastructure and enhanced safety measures went unanswered in the budget.

CUTA submits recommendations to Finance Canada for 2024 federal budget

Feb. 16, 2024
The federal government plans to introduce the C$3 billion Permanent Public Transit Fund in 2026 but CUTA has urged the government of Canada to introduce a C$500 million component...

CUTA signs three-year MoU with APTA

Jan. 16, 2024
The three-year MoU reconfirms the close partnership between CUTA and APTA in their efforts to advance public transportation in North America.

CUTA recognizes leadership and contributions of its members in the transit community

Nov. 16, 2023
The CUTA’s Awards Committee selected 19 winners who demonstrated the greatest impact within the communities they serve.
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Canadian Urban Transit Association releases report on policy intersections between housing and public transit

Oct. 24, 2023
The report emphasizes the role public transit plays in shaping housing development, improving affordability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions and presents a series of policy...
Société de transport de Montréal
STM CEO Marie-Claude Léonard, left, with former CEO Luc Tremblay who received the William G. Ross Lifetime Achievement Award at the CUTA 2022 conference in Montréal.

CUTA recognizes STM with three awards at annual conference

The agency was recognized at a conference in its hometown with honors in innovation, sustainability and a lifetime achievement award for former CEO Luc Tremblay.
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Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government delivered its second budget Wednesday.

Long-Term Transit commitments Take Shape in Canada's Federal Budget

March 24, 2017
With the release of the 2017 federal budget, the Canadian government has solidified its long-term commitment to improving urban mobility in Canadian communities.

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Canada Public Transit Fund to invest C$30 billion in public transit during next decade

July 18, 2024
The permanent ongoing program will invest an average of C$3 billion per year to help cities and communities deliver better public transit systems for Canadians.
Edmonton Transit Service
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Canada’s mayors want federal government to continue funding support of transit

Jan. 28, 2022
Coalitions of mayors in British Columbia and in Canada’s 22 largest cities joined CUTA in calling for continued additional support of transit systems as the government looks to...
Infrastructure Canada
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Canada Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna at an event March 4 announcing funding for transit electrification transition.
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Canada commits funding to help transit systems transition to electric power

March 5, 2021
The funding comes from the federal government’s eight-year, C$14.9 billion transit investment and supports the goal of purchasing 5,000 zero-emission buses in the next five years...
Marco D'Angelo, president and CEO of CUTA
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2020 40 Under 40: Marco D’Angelo

Aug. 18, 2020
Marco D’Angelo, President and CEO, Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)
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Transit to benefit from additional federal funding through Canada’s Safe Restart Agreement

July 20, 2020
Joint funding with provinces and territories will support transit as part of a larger financial aid package aimed at seven priority areas.
CUTA CEO Marco D'Angelo speaks May 7 at a press conference urging the Canadian government to provide emergency funding to transit.

CUTA continues to press Canadian government for transit funding relief

The association urges federal financial relief to ensure service levels can be maintained as the country begins to reopen and recover.
Sasha Pejcic, PMP, Managing Senior Associate, Transportation (GTA) & Transit Advisory Lead, Stantec Consulting
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2018 Top 40 Under 40 2018: Sasha Pejcic, PMP

Sept. 14, 2018
Sasha Pejcic, PMP, Managing Senior Associate, Transportation (GTA) & Transit Advisory Lead, Stantec Consulting
The protocol standardizes the design of the robotic off-board pantograph that connects the charging station to the bus, communications between the bus and the charger, and performance metrics of the overall system.

April/May People & Places

May 2, 2017
Thomas F. PrendergastSTVSTV announced Thomas Prendergast has joined the firm as executive vice president and chief strategic officer. In this role, Prendergast will work on strategic...

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CUTA Membership Elects New Executive and Board

Sept. 11, 2014
Members of the Canadian Urban Transit Association elected the association's officers and directors for 2011-12 at its Annual General Meeting in Regina, Saskatchewan on June 1,...

Call for Abstracts - 2012 Canadian Urban Transit Association Annual Conference

Jan. 17, 2012
Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia, May26-30, 2012