March 19, 2013
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
Part of a $14 million sustainability initiative launched last September. The university unveiled its first four hybrid buses six months ago.
September 7, 2012
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
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
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
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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