Media Advisory - Transit Vision 2040 Defines Transit's Future in Canada



    
    Canadian Urban Transit Association Releases Report on Transit for the
    Next Generation
    

    OTTAWA, Sept. 3 /CNW/ - The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)
will be releasing a report on the future of transit in Canada entitled Transit
Vision 2040.
    Two news conferences will be held in the National Capital Region on
Friday September 4, 2009.

    
    Times and Places:

    10:00 am       Parc Jacques Cartier Park, Gatineau, Québec
                   (in the park near St. Etienne Street and De Verdun Street)
                   Speakers will be outside and be available for a photo op
                   with hybrid transit buses and Parliament Hill in the
                   background. At the conclusion of this event at 10:30 am,
                   all speakers will board buses to Parliament Hill where the
                   press conference will be repeated.
                   Media are welcome to join the group on the buses to
                   Parliament Hill.

    11:00 am       Charles Lynch Press Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill,
                   Ottawa
                   Access to the Charles Lynch Press Room is limited to
                   accredited media.

    Participants:
                   Michael Roschlau, CUTA President and CEO
                   John King, CUTA Vice Chair, Small Transit Systems
                   Anne-Louise Chauvette, CUTA Youth Delegate
                   Pooya Rafiee, CUTA Youth Delegate
                   Alex Cullen, Chair of the City of Ottawa's Transit
                   Committee
                   Patrice Martin, Chair, STO (Gatineau)

    CUTA is the national association representing public transit systems,
suppliers to the industry, government agencies, individuals and related
organizations in Canada.
    




For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, (416) 898-5600 (cell) (on-site in
Ottawa), (416) 365-9800 ext. 105 (office), www.cutaactu.ca

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