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September 22, 2020

BlackBerry, L-SPARK Celebrate Second Accelerator Cohort Success with Virtual Demo Day

Powered by BlackBerry QNX technology, meet the five companies looking to help shape the future of the auto industry and the new products they’ve built to enhance the driving – and riding experience.

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July 28, 2020

TRAINFO Featured in Progressive Railroading

TRAINFO and RapidDeploy partnered to develop a new technology to help first responders avoid delays caused by blocked grade crossings.

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July 10, 2020

FRA RD&T Aims to Assist First-Responders

TRAINFO, working in partnership with the city of Winnipeg and several first responder agencies in the U.S. (Seattle, Denver and in Florida), “will develop guidelines for the use of live rail crossing data in the emergency response process,” FRA said.

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July 10, 2020

FRA RD&T Aims to Assist First-Responders

TRAINFO, working in partnership with the city of Winnipeg and several first responder agencies in the U.S. (Seattle, Denver and in Florida), “will develop guidelines for the use of live rail crossing data in the emergency response process,” FRA said.

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June 12, 2018

TRAINFO Attends the US National Dialogue on Automated Vehicles

TRAINFO was the only Canadian company represented at the US Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) National Dialogue on Highway Automation in Detroit. The FHWA is initiating a national conversation with partners and stakeholders to receive broad input on key areas of interest and prepare FHWA programs and policies to incorporate automation considerations. TRAINFO is honored to […]

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May 30, 2018

TRAINFO Deploys in Seattle

We are excited to welcome the City of Seattle to the TRAINFO community. We will be deploying our technology at the railway crossings on Holgate St and Spokane St. These crossings can experience nearly 100 blockages per day in the downtown area. We are delighted to help the City better understand when and how long […]

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May 23, 2018

TRAINFO Recognized at the Startup Canada Awards

The Startup Canada Awards recognize those driving impact and demonstrating excellence in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community. TRAINFO was proud to be nominated for and receive honorable mention for the Innovation Award which is bestowed to a Canadian company exhibiting excellence in innovation, in any sector, through leveraging new knowledge or technology to solve real […]

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May 20, 2018

TRAINFO Helps the US Prepare for Automated Vehicles at Railroad Crossings

The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is developing guidance to help prepare for automated vehicles at railroad crossings. To help with this effort, the FRA invited a small group of subject matter experts, including TRAINFO, to a workshop to obtain input and recommendations. We are thankful for the opportunity to share our knowledge and contribute […]

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May 17, 2018

TRAINFO Invited to Speak to Freight Leaders in St Louis

TRAINFO was invited by the St Louis Freightway to speak at their FreightWeekSTL conference – a confluence of industry leaders and influencers coming together to share ideas and promote the forward movement of America’s freight industry. Our CEO, Garreth Rempel, demonstrated how TRAINFO can help the freight industry improve performance using real-time and predictive railway […]

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April 21, 2018

National Research Council Selects TRAINFO to Develop Connected Vehicle Technologies at Rail Crossings

Connected and automated vehicles are the most disruptive change to transportation since automobiles replaced horses. Due to our unmatched expertise, patented technologies, and leadership in the field of connected and automated vehicles, TRAINFO was selected by the National Research Council (NRC) to develop the necessary technologies for these vehicles at rail crossings. We believe these […]

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March 27, 2018

TRAINFO Wins the Spirit of Winnipeg Technology Award

Each year the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce recognizes local businesses that make the city thrive through the Spirit of Winnipeg Awards. We are pleased to announce that TRAINFO was the winner of this year’s Technology Award which recognizes the application of technology to improve the delivery of products and services that build a smarter city. […]

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February 18, 2018

TRAINFO Deploys in London

We are excited to welcome the City of London to the TRAINFO community. We will be deploying our technology at the railway crossings on Richmond St, Dundas Ave, and Adelaide St. The City is planning to offer bus rapid transit (BRT) service on Richmond St and is concerned with the possible traffic delays that this […]

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January 4, 2018

TRAINFO Featured in CITE Transportation Talk

Check out TRAINFO’s article in the Winter edition (Volume 39, Number 4) of the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineer’s newsletter, Transportation Talk. Thanks to CITE and its President, Edward Soldo, for the invitation to contribute this article. Download the magazine here:

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November 17, 2017

TRAINFO Wins $10,000 Cleantech Award

TRAINFO was one of six cleantech companies shortlisted to compete in the Western Canada Cleantech Innovation Forum Pitch Contest. Our very own Dr. Jeannette Montufar delivered a flawless pitch to take home the $10,000 prize. This was a tight competition and we congratulate the other participants for their innovative companies and technologies.

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November 3, 2017

TRAINFO is Assigned Pre-Approved Innovation Status by the Government Of Canada

TRAINFO is thrilled to announce that we have been assigned pre-approved innovation status by the Government of Canada through the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP). This recognizes TRAINFO as the only provider of real-time railway crossing and traffic delay information available on the market. We are proud to be the first Manitoba-based company to […]

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November 2, 2017

TRAINFO Wins National Transportation Technology Award

We are excited to announce that TRAINFO was chosen as the winner of ITS Canada’s New Canadian Commercial/Industry/Academic ITS Technology/Innovation/R&D Award. We are honoured to be recognized as one of the top new transportation technologies in Canada and look forward to helping provide safe and seamless mobility at railway crossings.

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November 1, 2017

TRAINFO Meets with Hon. Marc Garneau at the ITS World Congress in Montreal

While exhibiting and presenting at the ITS World Congress in Montreal, the team at TRAINFO bumped into the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport.

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October 6, 2017

TRAINFO Invited to Waze HQ In New York

TRAINFO’s information is a natural fit for Waze and has resulted in strategic discussions for us to work together. Waze hosted a summit with their Connected Citizen participants and invited TRAINFO to attend this event at their headquarters in New York City. This was an amazing experience. Thanks to the Waze team for a fantastic […]

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August 19, 2017

US Federal Railroad Administration Invites TRAINFO to their Research Needs Workshop

TRAINFO will be an invited presenter at the US Federal Railroad Administration’s Research Needs Workshop in St Louis. This national event is held every four years and gathers national and international subject matter experts to identify and prioritize specific research needs related to highway-rail grade crossing safety. Attendees include the public sector (federal, state, municipal […]

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August 10, 2017

TRAINFO Welcomes Peter Sweatman to the Team

Today we’re ecstatic to announce that Dr. Peter Sweatman has joined TRAINFO’s Advisory Board. Dr. Sweatman is an internationally-recognized and respected expert in the field of connected and automated vehicles. He is a past chairman of the board of ITS America and served as founding chair of the ITS America Leadership Circle. He served on […]

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July 30, 2017

TRAINFO Launches Mobility in Winnipeg

Today we’re excited to announce the implementation and launch of TRAINFO Mobility on Waverley St in Winnipeg. We installed a dynamic message sign on Waverley St near McGillivray Blvd to notify northbound drivers when the railway crossing at Taylor Ave is blocked and how much delay to expect. TRAINFO Mobility is helping city engineers manage […]

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June 22, 2017

TRAINFO Presents in Montreal as Part of the International Level Crossing Awareness Day

TRAINFO was invited to speak in Montreal for the International Level Crossing Awareness Day. This event attracts railway leaders and experts from around the world to discuss the latest issues regarding railway crossing safety and performance.

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May 17, 2017

TRAINFO Wins International Award

We are excited to announce that TRAINFO was selected as the winner of this year’s “Best Application of a New Data Source” award by the U.S. Transportation Research Board (TRB). From among a pool of more than 20 nominations, TRAINFO was recognized as providing an innovative, practical, broadly applicable solution to improve freight operations by […]

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February 12, 2017

TRAINFO Deploys in Vancouver

We are excited to welcome the City of Vancouver to the TRAINFO community. We will be deploying our technology at the railway crossing on Venables St near Glen Dr. This crossing is on a major commuter route and regularly causes traffic delays during peak periods. We are pleased to share that results have been positive […]

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January 9, 2017

TRAINFO Competes in International Pitch Contest

TRAINFO was one of four startups selected internationally to compete in the US Transportation Research Board’s Six-Minute Pitch Contest in Washington, DC. This contest follows the Shark Tank or Dragon’s Den approach where participants are given six minutes to pitch their idea. Judges from Fontinalis Partners (venture capital firm), 1776 (a technology incubator), and Ford evaluated each pitch and invested “TRB Bucks” into each company. TRAINFO finished a close second and received valuable feedback and praise from the judging panel.

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December 15, 2016

TRAINFO Receives Techfutures Award

The TechFutures Award is presented by Futurpreneur to help early stage technology startup companies commercialize and launch their technology-driven business idea. This competitive award recognizes startups that demonstrate the greatest potential for commercialization based on market potential, the product/service innovation and the relevant skills and/or experience of the applicant.

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November 25, 2016

TRAINFO Initiates a Pilot Project with the City of Winnipeg

We are pleased to announce that TRAINFO and the City of Winnipeg are entering into a pilot project that will deploy our system at 27 railway crossings in Winnipeg. The pilot is expected to last for one year and will provide detailed railway crossing blockage information at major locations in the city. TRAINFO is particularly grateful to the City of Winnipeg Traffic Signals Branch for this opportunity.

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October 1, 2016

TRAINFO Exhibits at the 2016 Transportation Association of Canada Conference

TRAINFO is excited to be at the 2016 TAC conference and participating in our first trade show and exhibition in Toronto. Stop by our booth to learn more – we’d love to meet you.

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