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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.


April 18, 2013

Gannett Fleming completes Pa. rail station rehab

The Franklin Street Station, which served as the main station for the Reading Railroad Co. starting in 1929, saw its last train depart in 1981 and stood in disrepair for more than three decades.


December 21, 2012

Pa. transit to receive electric paratransit vehicles

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority is running a pilot project with fully electric vehicles and wireless charging pads from AMP Electric Vehicles and Momentum Dynamics Corp. The agency is the first in the U.S. to deploy electric paratransit vehicles, according to AMP Electric Vehicles.


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