Upcoming Events

November 17

The ITE Manitoba Section is hosting an upcoming webinar on Thursday November 17th, from 12:00-1:00 pm CST. This webinar will feature Erin Cooke of the City of Winnipeg, who will present on Highlights from Winnipeg Transit’s Zero-Emission Bus Program. The webinar will be hosted by Steven Florko of MORR Transportation Consulting Ltd., and ITE Manitoba President.

The webinar is free and will be hosted in Google Meet. The registration link will be sent to participants. Please register here: https://www.itecanada.org/event/ite-manitoba-november-webinar/ .

Speaker

Erin Cooke is an accredited Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) and Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 18 years of experience managing technology projects in the transit and specialty vehicle industries. Erin currently oversees Winnipeg Transit’s bus electrification program, where she analyzes technological, operational, financial, and environmental considerations involved in transitioning to a zero-emission fleet. Her recently released Transition to Zero-emission Technology Evaluation Report provides the framework for Winnipeg Transit to evaluate currently available zero-emission technology and support future decisions on transit electrification.

Presentation

Erin Cooke, head of Winnipeg Transit’s Bus Electrification Program, will present an overview of the program highlighting work completed to estimate future electrical loads; design in energy resiliency with solar PV generation and battery storage; the need and timing for utility updates; and share with you the challenges and lessons Transit learned through this process.

Hope to see you there!

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