November 8, 2013
The dark green buses are the third in a series of locally-built coaches acquired as part of the agency’s “A Better Ride” campaign and its Buy American Goods policy.
October 30, 2013
The new vehicles will be added to the current fleet of buses in service and replace 50 of its 2000/2001 Neoplan diesel buses, which have reached or exceeded their useful service life of 12 years.
October 25, 2013
Company will build up to 192 diesel 60-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses. This is the first time the company will build buses for RTD.
September 27, 2013
The manufacturer expects to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2013 and deliver all buses by the end of 2014.
September 24, 2013
The agency commissioned one of its freshly acquired “Better Ride” New Flyer 2200 series, 60-foot coaches for the opening festivities. In all, five other AC Transit bus operators drove coaches as part of the opening ceremonies to commemorate the new Bay Bridge.
September 16, 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing roughly $16.3 million toward the $20 million West Shore Express BRT line, including $8.5 million for the purchase of 15 new buses manufactured by New Flyer Industries.
September 11, 2013
Q’POD, the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station specifically designed and tested for transit wheelchair passenger transportation, will be installed in the 550 new Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses recently ordered.
August 27, 2013
The development and production of these hybrid propulsion systems will be conducted at BAE Systems’ Endicott, N.Y. facility, with the first delivery scheduled for 2014.
August 23, 2013
The B400 will be in New Flyer buses measuring 30- and 40-feet in length.
August 15, 2013
Designed to handle our heaviest passenger loads, the agency will deploy 23 of these streamlined buses in August and September.
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