2020 CUTA Virtual Conference

November 16, 2020 to November 19, 2020


Transit’s new normal: moving forward with confidence

Every year, CUTA’s conference and transit show brings the industry together. And in a year unlike any other for transit, we’re holding a conference November 16-19 like never before by going virtual. It will deliver the same quality programming as always, allow for networking as usual, but do it online with more international content. We’re excited about it and hope you are, too. Because there’s a new normal for transit and we’re going to move forward with confidence.

We are working hard to deliver this virtual conference to our members; please keep an eye on our website for updates as they become available. Please also refer to our FAQ for more information.


Main topics

Funding and financing your transit system

Health and safety on transit

Zero emission vehicle (ZEV) technology

The future of your rail network

Diversity and inclusion in transit

Technology shaping the future of transit

Planning our cities for the future

For more information, please contact conferences@cutaactu.ca.

Keynote speaker


Andy Byford, Commissioner, Transport for London

Presentation: managing health and safety on Transport for London during Covid-19

Andy Byford is a transport professional whose 30-year career has spanned three continents.

Andy joined London Underground in 1989 as a uniformed Station Foreman before working his way up to General Manager of the Bakerloo, Central and Victoria Lines.

After a spell as Operations and Safety Director of two mainline train operating companies, Andy’s career took him to Sydney as Chief Operating Officer of Australia’s largest railway network then on to Canada where he headed up the Toronto Transit Commission. Most recently, Andy served as President of New York City Transit, the busiest and largest transit system in North America.

Andy returned to Transport for London in June 2020 as Commissioner. He grew up in Plymouth and is a graduate of the University of Leicester.

2020 CUTA Virtual Conference

November 16, 2020 to November 19, 2020

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