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.
BAE Systems’ HybriDrive series hybrid electric propulsion system is operating in more cities and available from more bus manufacturers than ever before with more than 3,500 delivered or ordered worldwide.
The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) has ushered in a new era for local transit. In a demonstration sponsored by Camarillo-based Roadrunner Shuttle, Ventura County’s first all-electric bus operated without a hitch.
The Board of Trustees of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has approved the purchase of 60 new CNG-powered buses, along with related training, special tools and spare parts from Gillig LLC, for $28,951,898
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.
Nearly 100 community stakeholders attended an event celebrating the opening of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) McKinley Avenue Facility’s compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on May 16.
Bill Spraul, a 30-year veteran of the transportation industry, has been hired as the chief operating officer of the Metropolitan Transit System’s Transit Services division, which is responsible for the entire bus operations of MTS.