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Canada, CUTRIC Back TransLink's Zero-Emissions Vehicle Plan

Communities across the country are developing strategies to minimize greenhouse gas emissions, including lowering carbon emissions from public transportation. Today, Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, Kevin Quinn, CEO of TransLink, and Josipa Petrunić, President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Tra nsit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), announced a combined investment of $1.3 million for TransLink to plan the transition of its bus fleet to zero emission vehicles by 2040. Through this investment, TransLink is developing a comprehensive strategy including a detailed market scan of current and emerging zero emission technologies and a transition roadmap which will include a zero emission bus (ZEB) implementation action plan and deployment strategy, an investment roadmap, and recommendations for future ZEB innovation projects. By investing in the electrification of Canada's public transit systems, the Government of Canada is making clean and affordable transportation available in communities across Canada, growing our country's economy, and improving the lives of Canadians. https://www.miragenews.com/canada-cutric-back-translinks-zero-emissions-1143263/

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  • Grace Njeri

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    Great initiative to improve air quality in cities and offer cleaner and convenient driving for all.

    • Ann Nyambura

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      Great initiative

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      • CHRIS NGATIA

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        This is a great initiative

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        • Elizabeth Gathigia

          17 w

          It's a great initiative

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          • George Kariuki

            17 w

            Investing in electric buses not only benefits the environment but also potentially creates new jobs in the green technology sector.

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            • Rotich Kim

              17 w

              Wonderful news

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              • Gorffly mokua

                17 w

                This is great news!👏💚

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                • walter lungayi

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                  The investment of $1.3 million in TransLink's Zero-Emissions Vehicle Plan shows a commitment to reducing carbon emissions in public transportation, aligning with efforts to minimize greenhouse gas emissions across Canada.

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                • Princess

                  17 w

                  Such a great initiative 👍.

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                  • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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                    This announcement highlights the Government of Canada's commitment to combat climate change by investing $1.3 million in TransLink's plan to transition its bus fleet to zero-emission vehicles by 2040. The initiative aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote clean and affordable transportation, and contribute to the overall improvement of Canadian communities.

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