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City receives 2022 Business Excellence Award for Brampton Transit


BRAMPTON, ON (May 9, 2022) – The Brampton Board of Trade recently hosted its 2022 Business Excellence Awards Gala, where the City of Brampton received an award for Brampton Transit under the Smart Solutions category for its dedication and work to electrify its fleet.

Brampton Transit has made several notable achievements, including the Phase 1 launch of its Battery Electric Bus (BEB) trial as part of the Pan-Canadian BEB Demonstration and Integration Trial, Brampton City Council’s endorsement of a fully electrified new third transit facility and most recently, a financing arrangement with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), which will provide Brampton an up to $400M investment to support the purchase of up to 450 BEBs between now and 2027.

The Smart Solutions award recognizes organizations for achievement and excellence in digital transformation. Brampton Transit was recognized for responding to constant shifts in the field of transit, having researched, discovered and adopted new and innovative technologies in order to improve efficiency, provide value and ultimately evolve for the community. Click here to learn more.

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“The City of Brampton is honoured to receive a 2022 Business Excellence Award for Brampton Transit from the Brampton Board of Trade. Brampton Transit is a leader in digital transformation in the transit space, constantly innovating and providing excellent service to keep our city moving.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“Thank you to the Brampton Board of Trade for recognizing Brampton Transit under the category of Smart Solutions at the 2022 Business Excellence Awards. Our transit system is shaping the future with strides in technology, leading the way for other municipalities and making Brampton an even better place to live, work and play.”
Paul Vicente, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Public Works and Engineering, City of Brampton
 
“On behalf of Brampton Transit, I sincerely thank the Brampton Board of Trade for awarding us this recognition in Smart Solutions. I am incredibly proud of our team who continue to be industry leaders – balancing growth, digital innovation and environmental sustainability while delivering service excellence for our customers. As we look to the future, we rely on the collaboration of all stakeholders like our local businesses to help shape how we evolve and deliver for our community. Thank you again for this honour and we look forward to our continued partnership.”
- Alex Milojevic, General Manager, Brampton Transit, City of Brampton
 
“City staff are dedicated to responding to constant shifts in the field of transit so that we remain future-ready. We are committed to innovation, and the City of Brampton and Brampton Transit are proud to receive a 2022 Business Excellence Award for Smart Solutions in digital transformation.”
- Paul Morrison, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton

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