February 14, 2013
New York’s Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority exercised options under an existing contract for 20 60-foot heavy-duty Xcelsior articulated clean diesel buses. Meanwhile, Daimler Buses North America assigned to New Flyer its contract with Seattle’s King County Metro Transit to build up to 381 Xcelsior heavy-duty 35- and 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid buses.
January 28, 2013
Savings were achieved across multiple transit authorities and routes varying in elevation and length.
March 17, 2010
The 35-foot, diesel-powered buses cost approximately $365,600 apiece. The low floor buses provide easier accessibility and have two wheelchair positions. The buses were purchased with federal stimulus funds and put into service for Connecticut commuters.
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