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Tucson's Sun Tran unveils new CNG bus fleet

Bus| June 26, 2014
The new Gillig buses are low-floor, offering ramps and kneeling features for the convenient boarding of passengers with disabilities, as well as an on-board camera system for added passenger safety.

2014 Bus Maintenance Survey: Technician Staffing, Training Issues Grow

Bus| May 20, 2014
METRO’s annual Bus Maintenance Survey sees a growth in workforce issues compared to the first three installments, while more than 60% of the agencies who responded say they are buying more parts because they have to hold onto buses longer.
Bus| March 27, 2014

Cities taking the lead on climate change

Hopefully, as the trust funds are going bankrupt, Congress will address not only that issue but also answer the call for a long-term policy on at least coping with the risks of climate change.
Bus| January 14, 2014

Report: Natural gas bus, truck sales will reach 40K yearly by 2022

Driven by the lower cost of natural gas and the lower emissions from natural gas engines, compared to diesel fuel, operators of truck and bus fleets are increasingly shifting to natural gas vehicles. On average, the price of compressed natural gas is about 42% that of diesel.
Bus| December 17, 2013

B.C. shuts down costly hydrogen fuel cell bus program

Four years after being unveiled for the Winter Olympics, the 20 buses will be replaced with diesel buses, which will be an estimated $2.5 million cheaper to run over the course of a year.
Bus| November 12, 2013

New SunLine GM looks to focus on core services

Lauren Skiver will be continuing an effort begun by Interim GM Roger Snoble asking staff to re-evaluate all aspects of the operations.
Bus| November 7, 2013

Kansas City, Clean Energy reach CNG agreement

Within three years, the agency is expected to use approximately 700,000 diesel gallon equivalents of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 1,622 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 335 cars off the road per year.
Bus| October 15, 2013

Hybrid, electric bus sales to grow 21% by 2020, report says

It is estimated that global penetration of hybrid buses will reach 9.7% by 2020, while electric buses will attain 5.7% penetration. Together, hybrid and electric transit bus unit shipments will reach close to 42,000 units.
Bus| September 26, 2013

Report: Cities should use CNG for transit bus fleets

Buses fueled by natural gas would be the lowest-cost option for CityBus in a 15-year project that examined expenses of buying buses, maintaining them and keeping them fueled. The diesel-electric hybrid would be the costliest.
Bus| September 19, 2013

2013 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets: Innovate with Tech, Green Vehicles

Alternatively-propelled vehicles total 16,434 and make up 25% of the fleet totals reported for 2013, with natural gas leading the way.

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