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March 11, 2014

Texas’ Sun Metro adds 22 New Flyer buses to fleet

Features of the new vehicles include low floors, an electric air conditioning system and a rear facing wheelchair securement option.


April 9, 2013

New Flyer wins Sun Metro CNG bus contract

Five-year contract contains a firm order for 13 CNG 60-foot buses, and nine CNG 40-foot buses. Additionally, the contract includes four, one-year options for up to 108 60-foot CNG buses and up to 72 40-foot CNG buses.


February 19, 2013

Sun Metro to add 71 bus shelters

Expects the addition of the shelters to help further improve passengers’ transit experiences. Recently, Sun Metro completed the addition or replacement of about 175 shelters.


September 17, 2012

Sun Metro awarded $1.2M CNG grant

The award is one of 27 nationwide and the only one in Texas chosen to share more than $59 million from the 2012 Clean Fuels Grant Program.


June 18, 2012

Sun Metro unveils new site, bike loading video

The new website contains more in-depth information about the services offered by Sun Metro and was created to be more user friendly.


May 16, 2012

MV, First Transit win Sun Metro contracts

The total estimated cost for both contracts is $43.4 million. The contracts are for five-year terms, with an option for two additional years.


April 2, 2012

Sun Metro installs solar lighting at bus shelters

The solar lighting system was created to provide illumination to poorly lit bus stops in the El Paso area. Thirteen solar lighting units have been installed across the city.


January 10, 2012

Sun Metro BRT gains FTA Small Starts approval

Includes procurement of 10 low-floor branded buses, construction of 12 new RTS stations and the installation of traffic signal priority at 42 intersections.


July 5, 2011

Texas' Sun Metro named 'Outstanding' system by APTA

The El Paso, Texas-based system, which is managed by First Transit, won the award in the medium-size category of transit systems that provide between four million and 30 million rides annually.


June 16, 2011

Clean Energy receives Sun Metro LNG extension

The LNG fuel supplied is converted on site at Sun Metro facilities to compressed natural gas fuel, which powers the Sun Metro fleet of 200 transit and paratransit buses.


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