Bicyclists make up a growing portion of public transit ridership and the most common complaint was that cyclists don’t have enough secure parking areas to leave their bikes behind and not enough space onboard to take their bikes along.
Finding the delicate balance between budgetary issues, operational costs, lifespan, environmental concerns and future growth can be a daunting task that many transit agencies are simply uncomfortable navigating alone.
Pure electric buses are being sought by many transit agencies in the U.S. and Canada as an alternative fuel to green fleets and lower costs, but given it’s an emerging technology some are hesitant to get on board.
So when Proterra unveiled its new...
With more fleets considering alternative fuels to move their vehicles, there are lots of questions transit leaders may have in terms of what kind of options they should consider.
Two popular alternative fuels in transit are propane autogas and...
With the annual meeting coming to a close in Chicago, transit leaders are going back to their communities with new ideas, new perspectives and glimpses at new products to take their fleets to the next level and provide better customer service.
“Innovative Partnerships for Sustainability and State of Good Repair,” will focus on the connection between sustainability and “state of good repair” (SOGR) and how innovative partnerships are being forged to advance both objectives.
At the USHSR conference in San Francisco last week we toured the Siemens factory and the Transbay Transit Center. Andy Kunz kicked off the conference citing benefits of HSR and Rod Diridon talked about California's future.