Research, Reports & Data
Publications from the CUTA Library
The Economic Impact of Transit Investment in
Public transit is vital to the efficient movement of people and goods throughout Canada, and especially in its cities. Every year, federal...
Public Transit: Building Healthy Communities
Today, Canadian communities are facing 21st-century epidemics. Inactivity and obesity contribute to rising rates of chronic “lifestyle”...
5 STEP GUIDE TO GREENING THE TRANSIT INDUSTRY AND
There is perhaps no greater challenge to the modern world than that of climate change. Greenhouse Gases (GHG) like carbon dioxide (CO2),...
Paying the Way: Alternative Funding for Canadian
This issue paper summarizes new research by CUTA to identify and evaluate innovative transit funding tools used in North America, Europe...
New Building Canada Plan: The Next Decade of
In Budget 2013, the federal government announced the New Building Canada Plan. This 10-year infrastructure investment strategy offers $53...
Stopping Violence Against Transit Operators
This paper reviews important data on violence against transit operators, shows what some innovative transit systems are doing in response,...
Facing the Innovation Challenge: Research and
In recognition of these facts, CUTA commissioned a new research report, R&D and Innovation in the Canadian Transit Industry, that...
Accessible Transit in Canada: Building on the
It is in the public interest to keep these citizens active and engaged, and Canada’s transit industry can help. It offers them the mobility...
Making Headway: Towards a National Transit Policy
This issue paper identifies several priority actions (both longterm fundamentals and shorter-term quick wins) to build a more supportive...
National Transit Policy Frameworks: What Will
As a first step in the research conducted for CUTA, the consulting team reviewed the national transit policy of each country and conducted...