Management & Operations

NJ Transit to purchase NABI, MCI buses

Posted on December 10, 2008

The New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) board of directors approved the purchase of 57 new buses, including the state’s first with a low-floor design, to enable the agency to better serve bus routes throughout the state and meet growing ridership demand.

The board authorized a $12.5 million contract with North American Bus Industries Inc. for the purchase of 39 low-floor, 32-foot transit buses to replace some of the agency’s older buses, as well as a $9 million contract with Motor Coach Industries Inc., for the purchase of 18 new cruiser buses, which are used on long-distance routes.

All 57 of the new buses will meet or exceed the latest environmental standards by incorporating technologies to reduce exhaust emissions.

Delivery of the 18 cruiser buses is expected early next year, with delivery of the 39 low- floor buses following in late 2009.

 

 

 

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Gibson to lead west transit, rail practice for WSP | PB

His experience includes rail systems projects throughout the U.S. and internationally, including the implementation of systems and track work for a major light rail transit extension in St. Louis.

Profile: Susan Shaheen, Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center

Susan is an expert on the subject of carsharing. Today, we are using Lyft to travel from her office to the Downtown Berkeley BART station, where we will take the subway to have lunch in the Financial District of San Francisco.

COTA's Stitt announces retirement plans

During his tenure, he oversaw the transformation of public transit in Central Ohio, including a downtown circulator, an airport shuttle, and a comprehensive redesign of the entire bus network.

MARTA to add fresh produce kiosks at four rail stations

The markets provide a convenient shopping alternative for fresh, affordable, and locally grown produce.

U of Fla., FDOT, City partner to create ‘smart testbed’ for advanced technologies

This will be the first such program in Florida to involve a city, a university, and a state DOT. It will also involve industry partnerships to facilitate the development and operation of test bed.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close