February 22, 2013
The new diesel-electric hybrid SmartBuses were purchased with federal grant funds and will replace the eight oldest buses in the agency’s fleet.
May 1, 2012
The new video series, Bus Buzz!, kicks off with its first episode featuring the agency’s 2011 Driver of the Year Vance Wegner sharing tips with riders that will help them avoid being passed by the bus.
October 26, 2011
Awarded the five-year contract for wheelchair service to Care Ride Transportation and the five-year deal for ambulatory service to Gulfcoast Yellow Cab. The total value of the two contracts is just less than $21 million over five years.
October 18, 2011
Will use the State of Good Repair grant program funds to replace old buses. Once the new buses arrive next year, one out of every six of the agency’s buses will be diesel electric hybrid.
May 18, 2010
The agency reported that its 10 hybrid equipped buses got an average of 6.4 miles per gallon (MPG) compared with 4.1 MPG for their standard buses.
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