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As the public health crisis is pushing governments to work towards an economic recovery, electrification of our transportation systems constitutes a winning strategy, allowing us to not only reduce the environmental footprint of the cars on the road but also help develop an industrial sector which could potentially create a significant number of quality jobs.
Actualité - 29 mai 2020 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Transportation
The idea of relying less on your car or even going without one entirely might be a scary prospect for some, but test-driving the idea for a month during these unprecedented times could prove a very worthwhile and profitable option! It might even convince you to opt for a car-free lifestyle. Did you know that 30% of Quebecers live fewer than 5 km from their workplace*? And yet...
Actualité - 29 mai 2020 - Tag : Sustainable mobility, Transportation
 By Jessie Pelchat The current crisis has raised numerous transportation issues. Équiterre is working hard to keep up the pressure on the government and and to offer concrete solutions to build on the progress that has been made in sustainable mobility. How can we transform the negative news into positive news, and how can we make the most of improvements in certain modes...
Actualité - 29 mai 2020 - Tag : Sustainable mobility, Transportation
  Montreal, March 31, 2020 – The Trump administration unveiled today its final plan for America’s vehicle fuel economy standards, which calls into question the gradual reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for vehicles. This irresponsible action threatens to undermine Canada’s efforts to reduce its GHG emissions. 
Communiqué - 31 mars 2020 - Tag : Électrification des transports, Transportation
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, with more than 43,000 on the roads in Québec. Équiterre encourages active and public transportation and advocates for the electrification of transportation. Its Running Electric campaign, supported by Transition énergétique Québec, seeks to demystify the benefits of owning an electric vehicle, with a number of practical tools.
Actualité - 5 juin 2019 - Tag : Electrification of transportation, Transportation
Équiterre’s Running Electric Campaign in full swing for Electric Vehicle Week
Communiqué - 27 mai 2019 - Tag : Electric Vehicle, Transportation
The arrival of spring is synonymous with the release of government budgets. Never before have the expectations of environmental organizations and ordinary citizens been so high when it comes to protecting the environment and fighting climate change. People and organizations throughout the world are mobilizing, including going on strike on behalf of the climate, and signing...
Check out the various initiatives organized by municipalities, public transit authorities and businesses all across Quebec. This section lists only the major projects and is by no means exhaustive. This section also provides references to help bring you up to date on the latest developments in the area of transportation electrification in Quebec. PUBLIC TRANSIT...
Solution - 28 juin 2018 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Electrifying encounters, Transportation
Équiterre applauds the new regulation on zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) made at the end of 2017 by the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Isabelle Melançon. According to government projections, this new ZEV standard will ensure that by the year 2025, 10% of new-vehicle sales or rentals will consist of zero-emission vehicles (...
Actualité - 15 janvier 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Electric vehicles, Fight against climate change, Transportation
Discover the testimonials of employees who have taken part in the Electrifying Encounters at Work and had the chance to test drive an electric vehicle.   Bell Canada                                          Bridgestone Canada (in french only)