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8 August 2017

Transit Awareness Days to bring some of industry’s brightest minds to Ottawa

As part of Transit Awareness Days, CUTA will be hosting a Transit Policy Day on Monday September 18, 2017 at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa. The free to attend Policy Day will feature top transit industry leaders from across North America. You can view the full schedule here. 

Joining us for the Policy Day will be Brent Toderian, a city planner, founder of TODERIAN UrbanWORKS, and former Vancouver chief planner. An internationally renowned urbanist and thought leader, Toderian holds extensive experience in city planning and urban design.

Other panelists at the Policy Day will include Bruce McCuaig and Sharon Greene. McCuaig is an Executive Advisor for the Canada Infrastructure Bank and former CEO and President of Metrolinx. Greene is the Senior Vice President and Finance Market Sector Director at HDR, and has a background in transportation planning and infrastructure finance.

You don’t want to miss this event! Registration now open for members and non-members.

For more information about Transit Awareness Days, please contact Public Affairs Assistant Sarah Cowie.

CUTA Fall Forum in York Region

Registration for the CUTA Forum 2017 is now open!

If you’re a CUTA member, make sure to register by August 25, 2017 for the early-bird price!

Our Branding and Sponsorship Opportunities for the CUTA Forum are now posted, and have a new look!  CUTA offers a wide range of exclusive sponsorship opportunities to attract the audience you want to reach, with the option to mix-and-match items and events to suit your promotional budget and goals.

Have something unique in mind? We'd love to chat! 

Showcase Gallery Spaces – Selling Fast!

CUTA Business Members and Government Members can now reserve their Showcase Gallery spaces for the 2017 CUTA Forum 2017. The floor plan for the Showcase Gallery is available online. The CUTA Forum 2017 will be held at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites in Richmond Hill from November 5th to 8th, with the Showcase Gallery opening on Monday November 6th,  2017 . The event promises to be as successful as ever, with more intimate spaces to showcase and network on two floor levels with transit decision-makers, suppliers, and transit systems!

Register now and submit your company profile.

For further details, please email Paulina Cadena


CUTA Individual Awards Nominations - Now Open!

Every year, we seek to recognize the efforts you make to improve and pursue the route to innovation in the transit industry. There is always somebody who is willing to rise to a challenge or come up with an idea that inspires sustainable change. We understand that leadership takes many forms, and every year CUTA is proud to recognize the excellence of outstanding individuals by presenting leadership awards in the following categories: Excellence, Distinguished Service, Heroism, and The W.G. Ross Lifetime Achievement Award. If this sounds like someone you know or work with, we encourage you to visit our website and nominate them for a CUTA Individual Leadership Award. Transit moves because amazing people move it. Nominate today! All nominations are due by September 4th, 2017.

We look forward to seeing you in Richmond Hill this November for the CUTA Forum 2017 – and make sure to take advantage of the early bird rate!

For more information, please contact our Events & Program Coordinator, Marie-Noelle TUDIESHE.

Learning Events Update - CUTA Learning presents our Fall Course lineup!

Our Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining course provides on-the-job insights from a practicing arbitrator and a labour lawyer. Spots will fill up, so be sure to submit your registration today! 

Labour Relations & Collective Bargaining: Learn how to negotiate a successful agreement.

Transit Ambassador – Core Modules: Become a certified trainer and learn how to address the fundamental issues of customer service within the industry.

Scheduling and Runcutting Level I: Learn the science behind being in the right place at the right time, and being cost-effective.

For more information, please contact Sarah Ingram at extension 115.