News Tagged With: sustainability
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November 20, 2014

UK launches bus powered by human and food waste

The Bio-Bus can travel up to 186 miles on a full tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of around five people to produce.


November 3, 2014

Wirelessly charged electric bus makes U. of Utah campus debut

The bus, which has been operational for about three months, currently runs in the morning from a bus station in Salt Lake City to University Hospital as well as an additional route on the UofU campus.


October 16, 2014

APTA announces AdWheel Award winners

Over 500 entries competed this year in the five categories of print, electronic, campaign, special event and social media.


October 15, 2014

LTD's Accessibility, sustainability fuels long-term success

With ridership productivity placing it in the top 5% nationally, LTD buses are actively serving a community that understands the value of public transportation. It is because of the latter that the agency is being recognized by APTA as its system of the year in the 4 million to 20 million customer boardings category.


October 9, 2014

Better public transportation could save U.S. $100 trillion by 2050

The study looked at two possibilities for the year 2050 — what would happen if cities continue with business as usual, and what would happen if they start to follow some of the most transit-friendly cities today, like Copenhagen or Tokyo.


October 8, 2014

Tour of the futuristic roof on Calif.'s high-speed rail station

The multimodal center features a specially designed roof constructed with ETFE, a lightweight polymer that allows natural light to enter the cavernous space.


September 23, 2014

ABB to join United Nations network to promote energy efficiency

The company will provide expertise on energy efficient motors and transformers to help governments devise policies that accelerate energy savings.


September 16, 2014

Proterra Selects Toshiba Batteries for Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

Proterra buses will use Toshiba’s Rechargeable Batteries (SCiB™), a safe rechargeable battery solution with high-rate performance and long-life capabilities that is used in a wide range of applications, from EVs to grid energy storage.


August 22, 2014

Seattle area transit agency chooses Proterra for EV program

Following a one-year trial period, King County Metro has option to purchase up to 200 more buses and additional fast-charge systems, depending on the outcome of the demonstration.


July 17, 2014

Proterra sells first 2nd-generation electric bus to Calif.

Foothill Transit became Proterra’s first customer and the first agency in the U.S. to operate EV buses in revenue service in 2010.


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