Two transit agencies in California — AC Transit and the Orange County Transportation Authority — will each deploy 10 buses. New Flyer will produce the buses in conjunction with Ballard Power Systems as the fuel-cell power plant provider.
Why 'Tactical Transit' is the Next Big Thing
The raffish, worldwide movement known as tactical urbanism appears poised to take on a meatier role in improving transit in bus corridors. By providing low-cost, agile alternatives to lengthy street improvement processes, “tactical transit” has the ability to jumpstart virtuous cycles of increasing bus ridership by speeding up travel times, improving passenger experience, and enhancing overall perceptions of riding the bus.