As a major contributor to Canada’s understanding of and involvement in transportation research and development—including planning, operations, safety—the CST and its collaborators enrich Canada’s trade and economic competitiveness. CST research and collaboration results in tangible benefits—readily applicable solutions, new and advanced technology, knowledge and practices, the training of highly qualified personnel, safety and operations regulations and standards, technical reports and data and much more—not only for members of the transportation industry, but also for the greater community.

While each CST project differs in detail, the general procedure and calibre of deliverables is the same: