For the first time in North America, transit bus operators will be able to employ engine stop/start technology to shut off bus engines as passengers board and disembark, reducing air and noise pollution as well as fuel consumption.
Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order from New Flyer Industries for the delivery of Ballard’s first next-generation FCvelocity-HD7 fuel cell power module to a North American bus manufacturer.
The bus roadeo and bus conference brought together transit professionals for workshops, technical sessions and product displays covering the latest in policy and planning, maintenance, operations, technology, safety and security, procurement, BRT and...
New Flyer Industries Inc. announced March 13 that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has exercised options for 89 additional New Flyer 40-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty buses powered by compressed natural gas.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced March 11 that the Notice to Proceed has been issued for the purchase of 60 new electric trolley buses from New Flyer Industries, following approval from the San Francisco Board of...
New Flyer Industries Inc. announced Nov. 13 that San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) has approved the purchase of an additional 50 heavy-duty 40-foot Xcelsior diesel-electric hybrid buses.
The transbay bus commute to San Francisco has now become smoother and more luxurious with the purchase of 54 state-of-the- art commuter-style coaches — the first 16 of which will begin service Nov. 8 with free Wi-Fi and comfy high-back seats.
New Flyer Industries Inc. announced Oct. 24 that Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver has awarded New Flyer a five year contract to build up to 192 diesel 60-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses.
Q’Straint’s Q’Pod will be installed in the 550 new New Flyer Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty compressed natural gas buses recently ordered by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro).
New Flyer Industries has selected BAE Systems’ HybriDrive propulsion system to power a fleet of new 60-foot, low-floor rapid transit buses for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in San Jose, Calif.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. announced Aug. 22 that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has selected the Allison B400 for 265 new buses with compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.