Bus

AC Transit to purchase Gillig buses

Posted on March 16, 2012

In line with its strict "Buy American Goods" policy, the Oakland, Calif.-based AC Transit's board of directors agreed to purchase as many as 40, low-floor coaches from Hayward-based Gillig.

In total, the 40-foot long, diesel-fueled buses will cost $16.4 million-with $8.2 million in agency funds being matched by $8.2 million from the State Local Partnership Program.

A prototype of the new bus is expected to be delivered to the agency by the end of the year, and several of the buses are expected to be in service in the early part of 2013.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Albuquerque adding 10 more 60-foot New Flyer buses

The bus order will be used to enhance ABQ RIDE’s new Albuquerque Rapid Transit BRT system.

Midwest Bus Corp. remanufactures 20 buses for Transdev

The contractor needed support in remanufacturing 20, 40-foot, low-floor Gillig buses to provide shuttle services outside Orlando.

Maryland's DOT to add New Flyer clean-diesel buses

The buses will be used at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to replace older vehicles.

Volvo launches all-electric articulated bus

The bus is 80% more energy-efficient than a corresponding diesel bus, the company stated.

Detroit to add 40- and 60-foot New Flyer clean-diesel buses

The order will help the department implement their strategic transportation plan, which includes rebranding, revitalizing, and increasing bus service.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation