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October 3, 2013

BAE to power King County Metro fleet

Will equip 120 New Flyer Xcelsior buses with its HybriDrive Series-E electric drive system. The first delivery is scheduled for 2014.


March 19, 2013

Verizon launches N.Y. bus fleet to cut truck use

The 25-vehicle fleet removes approximately 250 Verizon trucks from the city’s roads. Overall, the program will save the company more than 70,000 gallons of gasoline yearly and reduce CO2 by more than 645 metric tons.


September 17, 2012

U. of Mich. adds 3 more hybrid buses

Part of a $14 million sustainability initiative launched last September. The university unveiled its first four hybrid buses six months ago.


September 7, 2012

Calif.’s Long Beach Transit unveils CNG buses

The first fleet of about 64 CNG buses will complement the agency's fleet of hybrid electric-gasoline 40-foot buses and replace its smaller diesel buses.


May 18, 2012

Nevada transit receives $5.1M for buses, fueling station

Will fund up to 10 new hybrid electric vehicles and a fueling station that will be built at Reno, Nev.-based Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County’s maintenance and operations facility. Support was provided through the FTA’s FY2011 State of Good Repair grant program.


November 17, 2011

TriMet to add 55 Gillig buses in 2012

The agency is using FTA grant funding and debt service to replace its oldest buses. Four of the buses will feature hybrid-electric propulsion.


September 14, 2011

Valley Metro adds 17 hybrid-electric buses

Will replace older 30-, 35- and 40-foot buses that run on routes in Tempe, Ariz., and have surpassed their useful life. The fleet was paid for with regional Proposition 400 funds, FTA 5307 formula grant funds specifically allocated for bus fleet replacement and FTA’s Clean Fuels Grant Program, which provided the hybrid propulsion system.


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