July 28, 2014
Calif. company is planning to shift its entire fleet, 180 vehicles in all, to CNG in the coming years. An initial 60 Ford E-350 and E-450 CNG-powered paratransit buses will access fuel at the new station.
June 30, 2014
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
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.
June 17, 2014
The buses would replace the current fleet of 14-year-old buses fueled by CNG, which are now in service on Route 9.
May 22, 2014
The new Foothill Transit vehicles will be outfitted with what is being called the “new standard” — high-backed, reclining seats, adjustable reading lights, ample overhead parcel racks and new exterior livery.
May 13, 2014
Since 1991, the company has delivered over 1,100 buses for Vancouver's TransLink, ranging from high-floor to low-floor models, including its recent Xcelsior model.
April 24, 2014
HART is the first transit agency in Florida expected to transition its entire fleet to cleaner-burning natural gas. The fueling station will be equipped with four fast-fill CNG dispensers to fuel buses, vans and other fleet vehicles.
January 14, 2014
Driven by the lower cost of natural gas and the lower emissions from natural gas engines, compared to diesel fuel, operators of truck and bus fleets are increasingly shifting to natural gas vehicles. On average, the price of compressed natural gas is about 42% that of diesel.
December 16, 2013
Meanwhile, the company announced its Service Centers will deploy three mobile maintenance units in the New York and New Jersey area, Orlando, Fla. and Los Angeles.
December 12, 2013
The 10 buses were options under an existing contract signed in September 2008 for up to 90, 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses.
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