Bombardier signs $721M deal with TransLink
Contract for 205 new SkyTrain cars
Bombardier names veteran exec Bart Demosky as CFO
Has had executive roles at Universal Rail Systems, Canadian Pacific Railway and Suncor Energy.
Crude by rail bounces back in September from summer lows
CER says 94,440 barrels per day moved, nearly double the 51,000 bpd shipped in August.
Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group
$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.
ATS reorganizes its transportation business to mitigate COVID-19 impact
Includes the closure of facilities along with workforce reductions, primarily in Europe and Asia.
Truckers’ fears of US pandemic trip up sector in recession
Absence of big-rig drivers has thrown up an additional barrier to fleets scrambling to meet demand for essential goods.
Pipeline owner fined for unsafe incident near GO tracks in Greater Toronto
The Canada Energy Regulator says the incident near Oakville, Ont., could potentially have resulted in fatalities and injuries
Via laying off about 1,000 workers as pandemic impacts its business
Employees will receive a temporary written layoff notice that respects their collective agreement’s terms.
Ontario invests $10M to support road and highway projects
Additional funding supports road and highway projects in municipalities across the province
CN investing $310M in Ontario to strengthen its rail network
Will focus on intermodal facilities, rail and tie replacement and maintenance of track infrastructure.
Quebec port project aims to win back market share
US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.
Transdev Canada adds 27 electric school buses to its Quebec fleet
Global transportation company plans to electrify 100% of its Quebec school buses by 2025.
BC, Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion dollar icebreaker contract
The agreement between Seaspan Marine and Heddle Shipyards represents the type of co-operation rarely seen within Canada.
Transportation to be revolutionized over next decade: Frost & Sullivan
Hyperloop, air taxis, and suborbital rockets could enable a traveler to reach any location on earth in 60 minutes.
US agrees to Canada’s request to extend non-essential travel
The US has more than 1.5 million active cases of COVID-19, 42% of the world’s active caseload.