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July 22, 2014

Voith supplying Gillig's Pittsburgh transmissions

Will be delivered later this summer, with final delivery of the buses to the Port Authority of Allegheny County occurring near the end of the year.

July 22, 2014

Volvo, ABB team for electric bus project

The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system.

July 21, 2014

U. of Virginia to roll out bike-sharing program

A $350,000 grant from the Virginia DOT, as well as subsidies from UVa’s department of parking and transportation and membership fees, will fund the program.

July 18, 2014

Baton Rouge agency to look into alt.-fuel bus options

Currently, CATS, which has no alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet, is considering compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, hydrogen, biodiesel, electric and diesel-hybrid options, agency officials said.

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.

July 15, 2014

AECOM to acquire URS for $6 billion

The combined company will be a leading, fully integrated infrastructure and federal services provider with more than 95,000 employees in 150 countries.

July 11, 2014

Helsinki plan aims to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Helsinki aims to transcend conventional public transport by allowing people to purchase mobility in real time, straight from their smartphones.

July 8, 2014

Swiss electric bus charges in 15 seconds

When the bus pulls up to a stop, a battery on the rooftop automatically jumps up to the overhead charger, hooks in, and charges. After the first bus was tested in Geneva, the city committed to replace an entire line with the technology.

June 30, 2014

Longtime CATA GM Mose retires

During his 19-year tenure, CATA became one of the first transit agencies on the East Coast to operate a 100% CNG bus fleet.

June 26, 2014

Tucson's Sun Tran unveils new CNG bus fleet

The new Gillig buses are low-floor, offering ramps and kneeling features for the convenient boarding of passengers with disabilities, as well as an on-board camera system for added passenger safety.

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