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CUTA hosts transit policy forum in Ottawa


September 12, 2022 3:59 pm. Published by

OTTAWA (September 12, 2022) – The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) is pleased to host an in-person Transit Policy Forum on September 20, bringing together leading transit and urban mobility experts to discuss the future of the industry. The event takes place at the Ottawa Art Gallery, located at 10 Daly Ave, Ottawa.

The event will feature an opening address by The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities and a keynote address by Don Iveson, Executive Director of Civic Good, Former Mayor of Edmonton and Former Chair of the FCM Big City Mayors’ Caucus. Discussion panels will address intersections between transit and housing and how transit can be a vector for climate action.

“Public transit and integrated mobility are at the heart of city building in Canada,” said Marco D’Angelo, CUTA’s president and CEO. “The Policy Forum is an opportunity to build cross-sector dialogue to ensure the transit networks of tomorrow remain resilient, human-centred and climate-focused.”

The event will feature elected decision-makers, industry executives, national and regional stakeholders and leading urban planners. More information available at: https://cutaactu.ca/events/cutas-2022-policy-forum-in-ottawa/

CUTA is the collective voice of the transit industry in Canada. its membership includes Canadian transit systems, private transportation operators, manufacturers and suppliers, transit industry thought leaders and academics from coast to coast.

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Media contact:
Jon MacMull
Director, Communications & Public Affairs
macmull@cutaactu.ca
416-684-9808