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BYD President/Chairman Wang Chuanfu made the announcement as he called on countries around the world to reduce the earth’s temperature by 1 degree Celsius.
This contract comes on the heels of a project CCW completed in December 2015 for GTrans, in which one gasoline hybrid bus was converted to ZEPS technology.
The $1.6 million pilot project will evaluate the performance, reliability, cost, and sustainability of the buses on various routes throughout Marin County.
The system uses a charging pad that lies flush with the pavement, is sturdy enough to be run over all day without damage, and wirelessly charges the bus during routine stops.
The program will focus on increasing access to opportunities; improving multi-modal planning and shared use of infrastructure; advancing innovation and smart cities; and developing data, models and tools.
The deadline to submit your presentation idea is Jan. 20, 2017.
Previous studies have found that citizens in areas with more transit options have a lower BMI because transit use also includes walking and biking, however, using BMI for that conclusion doesn’t account for commuters who may eat fast food every day or substitute buses and trains for walking from place to place.
The event, held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis Sept. 19 to 21, featured an expanded show floor and educational sessions touching on everything from electric buses to how to implement a succession plan.
As mentioned in my Fact Book column, much of how we will look back on 2016 depends on what happens in November, which will be past our press time. Yet 2016, to date, was quite momentous,even without the election results.
Recent approval of a sales tax plan provides the agency with its first-ever dedicated funding and a chance to jump-start multiple projects.
Previously, the only option was to grab a ride ad-hoc shortly before departure, an option which will continue to be offered alongside advance scheduling, the report said.
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