One complication that arose in the process is BART’s unwillingness to pay for a $1.5 million reprogramming of Clipper cards to recognize the student discount.
The project, which began in 2011, was prompted by unprecedented campus growth resulting in heightened demand for parking in Platteville.
The Hub City Hopper, based in downtown Spartanburg will serve students living on campus or residents near University of South Carolina Upstate, Converse College or Wofford College.
The fleet is made up of three 12-passenger shuttles operating on campus routes and three eight-passenger transit “taxis” that will be driven by campus security.
They will now have the option of purchasing discounted COTA monthly fares for local routes via pre-tax payroll deduction. After enrolling in payroll deduction, the program will...
One of the proposed federal bills, H.R. 1846, would index the gas tax to inflation and create a bi-partisan, bi-cameral transportation commission that would provide long-term funding of the Highway Trust Fund. Another proposed bill, H.R. 680, would increase the gas tax by five cents per year for three years.
Company is one of only two business members within APTA to reach the Gold Level for sustainability through the dedicated efforts of its employees who make it their mission to reduce the carbon footprint of its business and operate in a manner that ensures future sustainability for the community.
Regina Hopper most recently served as president/CEO of America's Natural Gas Alliance where she built operations from the ground up in Washington, D.C. and in 22 states.
Will showcase an integrated tramway solution and the extension of electrical power supply for trams as well as for other modes of transport.
The LBT Board approved up to $11,069,319, which also includes training and required equipment in support of the purchase.
Under the partnership with CleanFUEL USA, the company will provide products and services to expand ASV’s line of alternative fuel vehicles, namely propane autogas. Meanwhile, the Westport WING Power System is a dedicated natural gas fuel system for light-duty specialty vehicles built on Ford truck chassis and backed by a Ford factory three-year/36,000-mile engine and powertrain warranty.
The operations are targeting a 3% reduction in fuel consumption using the technology, which is being rolled out on its fleet of 2,400 buses. This initiative follows a successful pilot program in the UK in which a 3% improvement in fuel efficiency was achieved across UK bus operations.
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