Topic : TIGGER grants

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Valley Metro to tap solar power for rail ops facility

Sustainability| April 17, 2015

The new solar plant, which comprises 2,800 solar voltaic panels spanning 1.15 acres, is mounted at ground-level and on parking lot shade canopies. It’s capable of generating 1.3 million Kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy savings annually, or enough electricity to power 123 homes.

Long Beach Transit to buy BYD all-electric buses

Bus| March 25, 2013
Board of directors voted to award a $12.1 million contract to purchase 10 all-electric buses and charging equipment to BYD Motors Inc. a U.S. subsidiary of BYD Co. Ltd., a Chinese firm. The contract is funded mainly with a federal TIGGER grant.
Bus| February 28, 2013

Texas’ VIA rolls out electric bus service

Called the Arc, the service was made possible by a $5,000,000 TIGGER grant . The agency bought three electric-powered buses built by Proterra to run the service.
Bus| November 10, 2010

Proterra to supply 5 transit systems with electric buses

StarMetro (Fla.); Regional Transportation Commission (Nev.); Foothill Transit (Calif.); King County Metro Transit (Wash.) and Fresno Area Express (Calif.), received more than $25M in grants from the FTA to purchase 20 fast-charge battery-electric transit buses and 4 EV charging stations.
Bus| November 4, 2010

FTA awards $164.7M to 'green' transit projects

The 63 winning projects involve an array of environmental innovations, such as installing energy-efficient technologies at transit facilities, replacing traditional diesel-powered buses with low- or zero-emission vehicles, and building CNG fueling stations.
Bus| October 4, 2010

Feds release final ARRA transit grant

Indiana’s Greater Lafayette Public Transportation Corp. will use the $2.2 million to install three wind turbine units that will cut energy costs for three transit buildings in Lafayette, Ind. The final grant was awarded competitively under the Transit Investment in Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction program.

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