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October 31, 2014

Canadian bus driver safety bill gaining momentum

Bill S-221 would amend the Criminal Code to require courts to consider it an aggravating circumstance for the purpose of sentencing if the victim of an assault is a public transit operator engaged in the performance of their duty.


April 1, 2014

CUTA calls for stiffer sentences on operator attacks

The effort comes on the heels of a bus driver being punched in the face last week, which brings the number of reported assaults in the Vancouver region alone this year to 42. Meanwhile, Vancouver’s transit system launched a new "Don’t Touch Our Operators" campaign.


October 28, 2013

Quebec system short listed for paratransit program

The SAEIV operational support and user information system for paratransit allowed the Société de transport de Laval to make major advances in increased efficiency through real-time regulation, route optimization and more.


August 21, 2013

CUTA sues to end frivolous patent claims

Seeks to end foreign owned investment company's practice of bringing unfounded, unsustainable patent infringement actions against its members, including numerous publicly funded transit systems, agencies and their suppliers.


January 30, 2013

CUTA releases accessibility study

The report shows that the case for providing accessible transit is supported by a broad spectrum of annual monetary benefits to the national economy.


December 6, 2012

CUTA: Canadian ridership up 3.2%

While this growth is impressive, the increased popularity of public transit does not come as a surprise to the association.


September 21, 2012

CUTA chief discusses need for public transit funding

Michael Roschlau provides feedback from series of federal government roundtables that covered Canada's national infrastructure program.


July 10, 2012

CUTA launches online transit campaign

"Take Action! Write to the Minister" rallies members and the public to voice their support and call on Canada’s federal government to increase funding for public transit. Includes an action center designed to send a letter to Minister Lebel with recommendations to make public transit an integral part of the next long term infrastructure plan, and a social media campaign.


June 25, 2012

CUTA names new chair

Bob Paddon came to TransLink in 2001 from Metro Vancouver, bringing expertise in local government, communications, media relations and business administration. He was also part of the Metro Vancouver team that created TransLink.


December 14, 2011

Nova Bus wins Trans-Expo award

Held in Toronto in November, the annual exhibit, held in conjunction with the Canadian Urban Transit Association Fall Conference, attracts more than 1,000 decision-makers in the transportation industry.


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