Canadian Urban Transit Association

Canadian Urban Transit Association

November 12, 2012 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Sylvain Gaudreault to Head Official Opening of Trans-Expo

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2012) - Sylvain Gaudreault, Minister of Transport, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy for the Government of Quebec, will address delegates of the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) Fall Conference on Tuesday, November 13.

Mr. Gaudreault will also head the official opening of Trans-Expo, which will bring together manufacturers and suppliers from the public transit industry in Quebec and Canada. Trans-Expo is an outstanding opportunity to discover leading-edge innovations and technology in sustainable mobility. Over 125 exhibitors from across Canada will be happy to answer questions from visitors and journalists.

Event: Address by Minister Sylvain Gaudreault and opening of Trans-Expo
Date and time: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Address: 8:10 a.m.
Opening of Trans-Expo and Minister's visit: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Quebec City Convention Centre
Level 400
900 René Lévesque Blvd.

Trans-Expo is held in conjunction with the CUTA Fall Conference, which will run from November 10 to 14 on the theme of Sustainable Mobility: A Lifestyle. The Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC) will host over 450 public transit professionals from across North America.

The Canadian Urban Transit Association represents public transit systems, suppliers to the industry, government agencies, individuals and related organizations in Canada. The final program for the conference is available at:

Contact Information

  • Patrick Leclerc
    Director, Marketing and Public Affairs
    Cell: 613-316-1536 (on site in Quebec City)
    613-788-7982 (office/voicemail)