September 5, 2012
Pending final approval from the board of supervisors, the SFMTA expects to have a prototype on the road next winter for a month long test in regular passenger service. All 45 new buses are expected to arrive by the end of summer 2013.
August 28, 2012
The pace bus is one of 215 hybrid diesel-electric buses purchased by the MTA. That number will grow by 53 in the next year following Gov. Martin O’Malley’s approval of the purchase of additional hybrids and a commitment to convert the entire MTA fleet to hybrids.
September 27, 2011
The purchase of 10 hybrid-electric vehicles will increase the number of hybrid buses in TheRide's fleet to 41 out of a total of 78 buses. The grant comes from the Clean Fuels Bus and Bus Facilities Program.
June 14, 2011
The new buses feature a redesigned logo as well as a new blue and green color scheme. Along with a new website revealed last week, this is the first of many steps toward rebranding the entire Lextran system.
December 15, 2010
The patented and proprietary designs for hybrid and all-electric buses significantly reduce emissions and provide lower total life-cycle operational costs, according to the company.
January 12, 2010
Charm City Circulator is a fleet of 21 eco-friendly buses that will travel along three routes in Baltimore City.
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