Articles Tagged With: gillig
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May 2014

AC Transit Builds ‘A Better Ride’ with New Buses, Enhanced Services

The agency has so far revamped its fleet with 210 new buses, created task forces to focus on areas such as on-time performance, reducing accidents and decreasing road calls. Additionally, it’s long-awaited East Bay BRT project is making headway.

May 2013

Denver RTD Generating Innovative Ideas to Fuel Expansion

Initiatives pursued include boosting sales tax revenue, maximizing assets and creating a pooled savings account, while leadership programs and partnerships have helped bolster its workforce.

April 2013

Central Ohio Moves Away From Diesel to CNG

A new facility is scheduled to begin operations this spring, and the agency just received its first 30 Gillig CNG buses in February.

May 2012

Long Beach Transit Takes Innovative Path

Adding CNG vehicles to its diverse fleet, building a fueling facility and refurbishing its maintenance garage are some of the projects the system has on its plate.

May 2011

Miami-Dade Bus Fleet Enhancements Help Curb Costs, Emissions

Five new Gillig 40-foot low-floor diesel-electric hybrid buses, which entered service in mid-April, are expected to deliver 30 percent fuel savings. The vehicles feature beltless alternators, where the electrical system pulls power from the hybrid batteries, and independent alternators feed power to the air-conditioning systems.

June 2010

Stimulus working, now we need a new authorization bill

I have never understood why these same people say the New Deal didn't help get us out of the Depression and that it took World War II -- conveniently forgetting that war spending is more government spending!

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