July 24, 2012

Proterra showcases fully-electric bus in S.C.

The City of Seneca and Proterra teams at last week's event (Left to Right): Keith Moody, CATBus, director of operations; Greg Dietterick, Seneca City administrator; Dale Hill, Proterra founder; Holly Brown, CATBus office manager; Ed Halbig, Seneca director, planning & development; and Mike Finnern, Proterra manager, electric and controls engineering.

The City of Seneca and Proterra teams at last week's event (Left to Right): Keith Moody, CATBus, director of operations; Greg Dietterick, Seneca City administrator; Dale Hill, Proterra founder; Holly Brown, CATBus office manager; Ed Halbig, Seneca director, planning & development; and Mike Finnern, Proterra manager, electric and controls engineering.
Last week, the City of Seneca, S.C. and Proterra showcased their partnership at an event featured on the local FOX affiliate morning show.

Seneca recently signed an agreement with Proterra, the leading provider in zero-emission commercial transit solutions, to deliver four new EcoRide transit buses and two charging stations. These buses will make Seneca the first city in the country to operate a fully-electric bus system and to do so on a “fare-free” basis.

"Proterra is deeply committed to the success of its transit agency customers and to educating the public about the environmental and fiscal benefits of electric transit," said Proterra founder Dale Hill. "We welcome the opportunity to get all involved excited about clean technology and to increase demand for our buses through improved awareness."

Representatives from the City of Seneca and Proterra’s Hill were on-hand to answer questions and provide commentary. Attendees were also able to tour an actual Proterra BE-35 bus like the ones that will be delivered to Seneca in early 2013.

deli.cio.us digg it stumble upon newsvine
[ Request More Info about this product / service / company ]


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - August 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • Paratransit Survey: Operators Grapple with Funding Retention
  • Temsa Vehicles Bring Smoother, Quieter Riders to U.S. Market
  • Ridership Growth Spurs Twin City’s Transit to Expand Services
    And much more…
  •  
    DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue