Alternative fuels, eco- friendly technologies, TOD and LEED-certified facilities.
December 3, 2013
The buses are slated to be built at Proterra’s manufacturing facility in Greenville, S.C. in early...
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December 2, 2013
For three days in June, a group of industry peers reviewed OCTA’s health, safety and environmental...
November 27, 2013
The approval comes following the submittal of the project’s Environmental Assessment, required to...
November 20, 2013
The vehicles should be delivered in March 2015.
More than 145 exhibitors showcased products and 64 vehicles were on display, including an unprecedented four electric vehicles. Safety and paratransit were major topics of focus in the educational sessions, which featured an expanded program this year.
Making more sustainable choices for fuel, power and water can save big money.
Maximizing regenerative braking energy to power amenities such as air conditioning, the Series-E is offering transit bus operators 30% more fuel economy and reducing emissions, noise and maintenance costs.
Following the acquisition of Orion Parts and North American Bus Industries as well as the introduction of the new MiDi™ bus, the company’s president/CEO says it is poised to build and maintain its stature in the industry.
CNG engine oil
BRAD PENN Compressed Natural Gas Engine Oil is a premium multi-viscosity lubricant specifically designed for use in compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled vehicles. It is recommended for use in Detroit Diesel 50G and 60G Series natural gas fueled engines and for use in Mack CNG (utilizing Cummins CNG engines) and in Cummins B, C and L-10 Series stationary and vehicular engines fueled by CNG. The oil is approved by Cummins against its CES 20074 specification and approved against Detroit Diesel DDC 93K216.
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Custom Printed Public Safety Vests
American Safety Vest's new five-point breakaway public safety vests meet ANSI/ISEA207-2006 standards, are available in fluorescent orange and lime green, and can be custom printed, front and back, with the name of the organization. A number of printing colors are available. The solid fabric vests can have printing on their refl ective stripes and in large letters on the back. Mesh vests can be printed, but only on the reflective stripes.
This year, SEPTA won the overall Grand Champion Award, which recognizes the system with the highest combined bus operator and maintenance team combined score.
Upon first glance, it might seem as if the new federal transportation law, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, was a setback for transit oriented development.
In early February, House T&I Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) and members of the committee held a press conference to unveil its five-year, $260 billion transportation authorization proposal.
Opponents ignore all the evidence that shows that public transportation is one investment that contributes to sustainable economic growth, that you really can have green investments.
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