Philadelphia, PA – The Québec’s government office in New York, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and the City of Philadelphia, are excited to partner on the Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase taking place on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, from 9am to 2pm, at the Quartermaster Science and Technology Park (S. 21st Street & Oregon Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19145). The event is free and open to public and professionals.
More than 20 cutting-edge companies from Québec, Canada will be present at the event, showcasing the latest innovations in transportation and equipment. This event will provide a unique opportunity for participants to connect and network with industry leaders, government officials, and other professionals in the field. Participants can expect to see a variety of vehicles and equipment on display, including battery electric transit buses, electric school buses, electric street sweepers and other innovative solutions designed to reduce emissions and support the Philadelphia region’s climate objectives.
The event aims to build relationships that can spur investment and job creation in Philadelphia and to provide the opportunity to learn more about smart and sustainable solutions that can support the City of Philadelphia and SEPTA in their efforts to transition to a more digital and sustainable future.
The Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase will also feature the presence of tech companies specializing in AI, safety, data for transit authorities, and fleet managers. Please register to attend at the following link: https://bit.ly/3AuhOef
“We are excited to partner with the Québec’s government office in New York and the city of Philadelphia to showcase the latest in sustainable transportation solutions,” said SEPTA General Manager and CEO Leslie S. Richards. “By working together, we can help to drive investment and job creation in the region, while also supporting our shared commitment to a cleaner, more sustainable future.”
“This event is an excellent example of what we can do together to continue to build a greener economy. It is also a good opportunity for businesses and investors to learn more about the advantages of doing business in the region, and we look forward to continuing building fruitful relationships with our Philadelphia partners” said Martine Hébert, Québec’s Delegate General in New York.
“The City of Philadelphia is committed to advancing our green economy with clean technology transportation methods that are safe, healthy and accessible for all,” said Michael Carroll, Deputy Managing Director, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability. “Philadelphia is a world-class destination that continues to attract and retain companies, spurring investment, and employment opportunities. Companies that provide sustainable mobility solutions are vital for a brighter and more energy-efficient future that meet our shared climate objectives. We look forward to partnering with Québec’s government office in New York and SEPTA on the Smart & Sustainable Mobility Showcase event happening on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Our local and global partnerships can continue to enhance social, economic and health benefits that support the quality of life in our city and region.”
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is one of the largest transit systems in the U.S. SEPTA’s service area covers an area of 2,200 square miles in Philadelphia and its surrounding counties. SEPTA provides multimodal service to the city and region, with buses, trolleys, trackless trolleys, subway/subway-elevated lines, a high-speed rail line, and a commuter rail system. For more information about SEPTA, please visit www.septa.org.
Contact: SEPTA Media Relations: [email protected]
Philadelphia City Office – Contact: [email protected]
About Québec’s Government office in New York
The Québec Government Office in New York is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. The Office promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: Business, Investment, Government institutions, Education, Culture and Public affairs. Inaugurated in 1940, the Office serves the Mid Atlantic region, which includes eight states: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Contact: Alice Duc, Communications and Public affairs Attachée [email protected]