Advancing British Columbia's Public Transportation Digital Infrastructure

business overview

Country (trade office) Canada (Vancouver)
Project name Advancing British Columbia's Public Transportation Digital Infrastructure
Business Category Transportation/Logistics
Overseas ordering company Translink
project schedule November 2021 - October 6
financing Federal Government (Infrastructure Canada)
Scale $1,270 million in government budget support (CA$1,570 million) + $1,270 million in client investment (CA$1,570 million)
Project period June 2021 - June 6 (subject to change)

Job Description

Main Content
  • Promotion of digital technology-based infrastructure advancement project to improve public transportation service
  • Including local bus operation system upgrade, bus wireless Wi-Fi equipment installation, etc.
    – Installation of touch screen computers and radio systems inside 1,200 buses
    – Installation of wireless internet terminals on 1,100 buses
    – Replacing 920 security cameras inside the bus with the latest models
Reason for selection
  • Translink is a transportation service management agency under British Columbia.
  • Building strategic relationships with domestic companies to support future large-scale infrastructure projects
    It is expected that Korean companies will expand their entry into the Canadian market.

entry plan

opportunity factor
  • Expansion of investment in transportation infrastructure improvement projects at the central and local government level as the number of users of public transportation has decreased after Corona
  • Increasing demand for technology introduction to improve passenger safety and convenience services
  • In the case of domestic companies, the initial market entry barrier is high because they have little experience in participating in local projects in Canada and do not have enough networks with clients and influential companies.
  • In the case of electronic devices, it is required to obtain a certification recognized by the Canadian Standards Commission (SCC) (CUL certification)
local collaboration
possible company
Other notes
  • Reinforcement of networking is necessary to establish partnerships through strategic alliances or technical cooperation with clients
  • Early detection and preemptive response to the client's requirements and task scope