Bus

CUTA releases 'Let's Talk Public Transit' video

Posted on August 21, 2012

Dialogue begins this summer between the Government of Canada and major transit industry stakeholders as they take a major step forward in their partnership to develop the new Long Term Infrastructure Plan. The consultation will set the course for discussing better quality of life, vibrant economy, world-class public transit and predictable long-term funding.

In support of the process, the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) launched a high-end video, "Let's Talk Public Transit," featuring Canadian transit experts and managers from across Canada. The video showcases the benefits of public transit and how federal investments have contributed to the quality of life of Canadians in their communities.

The video supports the recently launched online grassroots campaign "Take Action. Write to Minister Lebel" that aims at engaging dialogue on the national importance of transit and making sure public transit becomes a central-pillar of the next long-term plan. Another visual component of this campaign is the development of a poster banner that encourages transit riders across the country to “give their voice to vibrant economy, healthy living and better transit.”

"We are committed to working very closely with Minister Lebel on this process and we will spare no effort in trying to make public transit a key component of the next long-term infrastructure plan," said CUTA President/CEO Michael Roschlau. "We need dedicated, predictable and long term funding for public transit."

Roschlau's messages are echoed in the video by transit experts from different regions of the country.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

B.C. Transit adding 68 New Flyer CNG Xcelsiors

The announcement follows the July launch of BC Transit’s low carbon program.

CCW delivers first buses with newly developed HVAC systems

The solution will benefit Montebello and its passengers by contributing to a comfortable experience.

Pace to add 75 clean-diesel New Flyer buses

The new fleet will replace older buses currently in operation, while growing the agency’s service footprint to support its Vision 2020 strategic plan.

Connecticut DOT adding 50 New Flyer clean-diesel buses

The new buses, operating under the CTtransit name, replace older vehicles in the fleet with newer, more fuel-efficient buses.

Omaha Metro adding 10 New Flyer CNG buses

The order bolsters its vision to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting the launch of its new BRT route known.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation