September 12, 2013
The air-conditioned vehicle, which can carry up to 40 passengers, is not equipped with solar panels, but is recharged using a solar photovoltaic system installed at the operating city's bus station.
June 20, 2013
To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.
April 9, 2013
Five-year contract contains a firm order for 13 CNG 60-foot buses, and nine CNG 40-foot buses. Additionally, the contract includes four, one-year options for up to 108 60-foot CNG buses and up to 72 40-foot CNG buses.
June 29, 2012
Will supply one all-electric bus to be retrofitted with WAVE's wireless charging pad under the bus, developed by the Utah State University Energy Dynamics Laboratory.
June 18, 2012
The new transit-style vehicles run on petrodiesel and biodiesel, feature front-end racks for three bikes and bus tracking capabilities.
August 30, 2011
The first phase of the project includes construction of a first-of-its-kind hydrogen, propane and electric fueling station at a cost of $3.5 million.
November 10, 2010
StarMetro (Fla.); Regional Transportation Commission (Nev.); Foothill Transit (Calif.); King County Metro Transit (Wash.) and Fresno Area Express (Calif.), received more than $25M in grants from the FTA to purchase 20 fast-charge battery-electric transit buses and 4 EV charging stations.
December 7, 2009
By 2015, all vehicles on the Columbia campus will be powered by ethanol, biodiesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), electricity or hydrogen fuel cells. A hydrogen hybrid bus will become part of the university’s shuttle service in January.
June 10, 2009
Will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel to power fleet of 400-plus buses.
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