Topic : environment

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MTS delivers $1B in annual value to San Diego region, report finds

Management & Operations| December 10, 2019

The report concludes that every dollar of public investment returns $2.82 in the form of jobs, infrastructure investment, productivity gains, environmental benefits, and money saved by riders.

WSP USA to be carbon neutral in 2019

Management & Operations| April 30, 2019

Will actively manage its own GHG impacts, systematically reducing its impact through energy efficiency, transportation, and travel efficiency.

Sustainability| September 26, 2017

Can Public Transportation Save the World from Climate Change?

How public transportation figures into cities’ and states’ climate change commitments, even after the U.S. announces its withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.

Sustainability| April 25, 2016

[Video] AASHTO: Transportation Sustainability in Hawaii

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' new video highlights the efforts underway by the Hawaii DOT to make its transportation system more sustainable. The video illustrates the holistic approach being taken in the island paradise to meet current and future mobility and accessibility needs while protecting environmental resources.

Bus| June 19, 2014

9th annual National Dump the Pump Day touts transit use

APTA first started the event in June 2006 when gas prices had reached $3 per gallon and the public demand for public transportation was growing in response to high gas prices.
Rail| May 7, 2014

Hawaii’s HART gets high marks for tree preservation

A nonprofit group praises the efforts of the transit system to transplant up to 900 trees that will need to be removed to make way for the 20-mile rail line. HART also moved rail columns by a few feet to accommodate some trees that have been determined to be too valuable to move.

Bus| August 5, 2011

L.A. Metro adopts green construction policy

One of the first transit agencies in the country to institute a comprehensive policy aimed at reducing harmful emissions from construction equipment used in the course of the agency's transportation projects.
Bus| March 11, 2009

AC Transit orders 4 more UTC Power fuel cell systems

Operation is currently operating three Van Hool hybrid-electric buses with UTC Power fuel cell systems. Since 2006, it has purchased fuel cell powerplants exclusively from UTC Power and is the company’s largest PureMotion customer.
Motorcoach| February 3, 2009

Freightliner admitted into environmental excellence program

FCCC was selected primarily on the strength of its Zero Waste to Landfill efforts, a pilot program initiated by Daimler Trucks North America, FCCC's parent company.
Sustainability| August 4, 2008

Mass Transit and The Environment

How does mass transit help the environment?

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