News Tagged With: green-fleets
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September 24, 2014

Green tech major feature at BusCon 2014

At least six electric vehicles, ranging from passenger vans to cutaway buses to a mid-sized transit bus and a trolley bus, were featured both on the show floor and at a special ride along held in conjunction with the show.


September 18, 2014

6 fleets receive eco award at BusCon for propane usage

PERC presented the “Top User of Clean-Burning Propane Autogas” awards to attending representatives at a ceremony Wednesday morning at Indiana Convention Center. The fleets were individually recognized for recent adoptions of propane-autogas-powered vehicles.


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.


December 17, 2013

B.C. shuts down costly hydrogen fuel cell bus program

Four years after being unveiled for the Winter Olympics, the 20 buses will be replaced with diesel buses, which will be an estimated $2.5 million cheaper to run over the course of a year.


September 11, 2013

PERC honors top green fleets at BusCon

Flint MTA, Greater Cleveland RTA, Metro Cars, Port Columbus International Airport and Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kan., each received a “Top User of Clean-Burning Propane Autogas” award.


July 1, 2013

Alliance AutoGas completes N.C. conversion program

The new propane-powered Ford transit vehicles will save taxpayer dollars and help improve community air quality.


March 25, 2013

Long Beach Transit to buy BYD all-electric buses

Board of directors voted to award a $12.1 million contract to purchase 10 all-electric buses and charging equipment to BYD Motors Inc. a U.S. subsidiary of BYD Co. Ltd., a Chinese firm. The contract is funded mainly with a federal TIGGER grant.


February 5, 2013

Wis.’s GO Riteway greens fleet

A grant from the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program helped the coach operator convert its fleet from gasoline to propane autogas, add hybrid-electric vehicles, and build a propane refueling station.


January 10, 2013

ABA names ‘Green Operators’

Anderson Coach and Travel of Greenville, Pa., and Northeast Charter and Tour Co. of Lewiston, Maine, were honored at the American Bus Association’s annual Marketplace, which took place from Jan. 5 to 9 in Charlotte, N.C., as the recipients of ABA’s “Green Operator Award.”


October 9, 2012

ROUSH shuttles service Colo. mountain visitors

Colorado Mountain Express’s price for propane autogas averages $1.72 per gallon, compared to the current average cost for gasoline at $3.80 per gallon in the area.


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