U. of Ala. to study hydrogen buses
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Researchers from the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s School of Engineering will design, manufacture, demonstrate and evaluate a 30-foot prototype hydrogen cell-powered bus, and test it on various routes. For the full story, click here.
Toronto smart card project to launch in 2010
Ottawa — After sorting out the roles of several different area transit systems, the $250 million Toronto smart card project will launch as scheduled next September, with full coverage the following spring. For the full story, click here.
AIG collapse may cause transit service cuts
MCLEAN, Va. — Thirty-one transit agencies may need to repay banks and investors billions for financing deals that AIG had guaranteed, resulting in possible service cuts and project delays. For the full story, click here.