Research, Reports & Data
Publications from the CUTA Library
Canada's Transit Suppliers: Celebrating
The strength of public transit in Canada has many benefits, but the contribution of transit suppliers to economic growth receives less...
Moving the Next Generation: CUTA's Youth
Almost a decade ago CUTA launched the idea that Canada’s youth could help accelerate change, and has since seen that idea blossom. In 2008...
Bringing Opportunities to Life: Accessible
As Canada’s population has grown, so has the proportion of Canadians with disabilities. The result has been a dramatic 23% growth in the...
An Evolving Picture: Federal Transit Investments
This issue paper explores the various funding mechanisms through which the federal government supports transit, and highlights some...
Investing in Transit: An Ongoing Challenge
This paper explores these issues in greater depth. It also presents the results of a recent survey on transit infrastructure needs, and...
The Optimal Level of Supply and Demand for Urban
Has Canada invested properly in transit? Should its transit systems provide more service, or less? To answer these questions, CUTA...
Bus Rapid Transit: A Canadian Perspective
This issue paper will help Canadian transit stakeholders improve their understanding of BRT. It summarizes BRT’s basic nature and benefits...
Towards Sustainable Development: Building a
This issue paper explores how Canadian transit systems and suppliers are joining the international transit community as it pursues the goal...
Transit Safety and Security
Transit’s most important role in public safety may be to offer millions of Canadians an alternative to car travel: data from urban areas in...
A National Transit Strategy For Canada
Canada is the only G8 country without a federal policy of long-term, predictable transit investment. This situation prevents Canadian...