January 10, 2013
The new low-floor trolley service on the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System's Orange Line completes a $17 million renovation of Orange Line Stations. The agency’s Trolley Renewal project also included $271 million to purchase 65 new low-floor vehicles from Siemens.
April 11, 2012
Vehicles are based on a common platform which translates into effective maintenance, streamlined training and simplified parts management, providing quality performance and productivity.
January 30, 2012
Before instituting the system in 2007, the university held approximately 80 town hall meetings to inform the community of parking changes that were set to be made and receive feedback for the transit system.
September 30, 2011
The low-floor cars, which cost $233 million, are part of the $620 million Trolley Renewal Project made possible by a combination of TransNet, state and federal dollars. Blue and Orange Line stations are being reconstructed to raise platforms and add modern amenities for passengers, including next arrival signage and new shelters.
October 28, 2010
Delivery of the 100 percent Flexity low-floor trams is scheduled between January 2013 and the end of April 2015.
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