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November 27, 2013

TriMet installs ‘eco-track’ at future light rail station

The vegetated trackway area is pervious to stormwater, thus reducing runoff. It is comprised of 1-inch thick mats with various sedum species.


November 14, 2013

WAVE Tech. to deploy first commercial electric bus at U. of Utah

The system operates by wirelessly charging the battery from a charging pad located under the road surface.


November 7, 2013

U.K. town to replace buses with driverless pods

Each pod, which has a battery-powered electric motor, can hold up to two people and their luggage and travels just 12 mph.


November 7, 2013

Kansas City, Clean Energy reach CNG agreement

Within three years, the agency is expected to use approximately 700,000 diesel gallon equivalents of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 1,622 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 335 cars off the road per year.


August 12, 2013

First U.S. electric paratransit vehicle deployed to Pa. fleet

The BARTA bus has 100 KwH battery-pack and an expected range of up to 100 miles on a full charge with seating for eight passengers and a wheelchair.


August 8, 2013

Bus' rooftop garden can be watered by A/C

The greenery, featuring small shrubs and herbs, is planted in a lightweight hydroponic foam.


August 8, 2013

Wireless charging electric bus debuts in South Korea

Technology enables electric vehicles to transfer electricity wirelessly from the road surface while moving. Power comes from the electrical cables buried under the surface of the road, creating magnetic fields.


August 6, 2013

Miami-Dade Transit may convert bus fleet to CNG

Plans to acquire up to 300 CNG buses as part of its bus replacement plan in the coming years, along with the infrastructure required to fuel and maintain them.


February 28, 2013

Texas’ VIA rolls out electric bus service

Called the Arc, the service was made possible by a $5,000,000 TIGGER grant . The agency bought three electric-powered buses built by Proterra to run the service.


October 19, 2012

Go Transit opens new parking structure

More than 1,000 new parking spaces were added to the Oakville GO Station to provide better access to public transit for the more than 5,500 commuters who use the station each day. The project created 400 jobs.


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