The University of Winnipeg



CST Awarded Excellence in Sustainability

WINNIPEG, MB – The Centre for Sustainable Transportation (CST) received an Excellence in Sustainability Award from The Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development.

“We are very honoured to be rewarded for our efforts to further sustainable development,” said CST Research Director Terry Zdan. “Our goal is to work with organizations and individuals to provide information, tools, and research they can use to achieve long-term sustainable transportation practices.”

Understanding Sustainability
This award recognizes the lasting contribution CST has made as an organization in promoting the principals and understanding of sustainability. This includes research on driver feedback systems, the transportation habits of children (Kids on the Move), and the development of an internationally recognized definition of sustainable transportation.

CST received the award on Nov. 27 at a reception at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel. The presentation was a component of the Choose the Future Education for Sustainable Development Conference, held in Winnipeg from Nov. 26-28, 2008.

Annual General Meeting
CST’s Annual General Meeting is December 12 at 3:00 p.m. at the Rice Building, 9th floor boardroom, 491 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB.

The Centre for Sustainable Transportation at the University of Winnipeg is a membership based non-profit organization that facilitates best practices for the movement of people and goods over the long-term. CST bridges academic, business, and public interests with local to global application to identify and help craft winning transportation solutions that benefit society and environment and enhance mobility. For more information, visit

Jolene Bergen, Communication and membership coordinator
P: 204-982-1152, C: 204-999-6251, E:

Terry Zdan, Research Director
P: 204-988-7138, E: