TORONTO, May 21 /CNW/ - The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) presented its Corporate Recognition Awards in Ottawa on Tuesday 18 May, 2010. The National Transit Corporate Recognition Awards are presented upon the recommendation of individual employees to recognize a major contribution or an outstanding achievement in the areas of Safety, Innovation and Outstanding Achievement/Exceptional Performance on behalf of the local transit organization.
This year's recipients are:
Corporate Safety Award Winners:
Calgary HandiBus Association - A Certificate of Recognition from Alberta
Employment and Immigration
Toronto Transit Commission - Work Safe - Home Safe Program
Corporate Innovation Award Winners:
Edmonton Transit System - E-Commerce Transit Loyalty Program
OC Transpo - Driver's Seat Web Site
Burlington Transit - Environmental Marketing
Société de transport de Montréal - A collective Movement for Better Air
GIRO -BidWeb Gives Operators more Control in the Bid Process
Corporate Exceptional Performance / Outstanding Achievement Award
WinnipegTransit System - Revolutionizing Transit Service in Winnipeg: The
"Physical" and the "Virtual"
MetroTransit - Halifax Regional Municipality - MetroX
Bombardier Transportation - The Olympic Line: Vancouver's 2010 Streetcar
Société de transport de Montréal - A High Performance Metro
Edmonton Transit System - Seniors on the Go
TransLink - Olympic Performance
INIT, Innovations inTransportation Inc. - Exceptional System Performance
during 2010 Winter Olympics
TransLink and BC Transit - Successful Olympic Transportation Plan
BC Transit - Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games Whistler
The recipients were selected by a national committee of transit professionals. CUTA congratulates all its winners for their outstanding contribution to public transit in Canada.
A full list of recipients is available at: http://www.cutaactu.ca/en/corporate_recognition_awards
CUTA is the national association representing public transit systems, suppliers to the industry, government agencies, individuals and related organizations in Canada.
SOURCE Canadian Urban Transit Association
For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Grace Elasmar, CUTA Communications Specialist, Tel.: (416) 365-9800 ext. 118