WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, the University of Georgetown switched to a 20 percent biodiesel blend on its transportation shuttle buses and other university staff vehicles. For the full story, click here.
The new bus — wrapped with a mural of California poppies — is part of a two-year demonstration project to complement OCTA’s existing fleet.
The city’s Department of Transportation Services has requested federal funding to develop the network. The electric bus network would be independent of the light rail transit project currently being built and would include 18-high capacity electric buses.
Improved Catalyst® XR Transit Vehicle will deliver 28% more range from the same storage volume.
Designed to visualize mass transit networks and to assess the cost savings, performance improvements and environmental benefits of battery-electric transport.
The new vehicles increase the public transit agency’s propane fleet to 20, or 45% of its entire paratransit fleet.
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