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March 31, 2014

Gov. touts Mass. agency's all-electric fleet

Also announces a new initiative, the Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles program, which will provide rebates of up to $2,500 for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.


January 22, 2014

Mass. agency adds 3 more Proterra buses

The purchase increases the Worcester Regional Transit Authority's electric fleet to six buses — 13% of its entire fleet.


May 28, 2013

Mass.-based Worcester Transit opens new bus hub

The new hub offers riders a direct connection to other transportation services, including the MBTA commuter rail to Boston, Amtrak and intercity bus service.


September 26, 2012

Mass. agency wins grant to buy Proterra buses

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority estimates that replacing these three buses will eliminate 53 tons of harmful emissions and reduce petroleum consumption by more than 23,000 gallons per year, while reducing operating costs by more nearly $500,000.


April 21, 2011

Mass. maintenance, ops facility awarded $39M

The new building will replace WRTA's current facility, a 77-year-old "trolley barn" that was converted to maintain and operate buses in the 1940s when the trolleys were phased out.


January 26, 2011

Mass.’ Elder Bus seeing increased ridership

Recently received a $39,000 federal grant to add a mid-day shuttle, which will likely increase ridership by 15 percent in 2011.


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