Saturday, September 22, 2018

Electric double-decker buses coming to SoCal

Foothill Transit (CA) will bring two electric double-decker buses to the San Gabriel Valley in 2019. The post Electric double-decker buses coming to SoCal appeared...

DART rolls out electric buses for downtown route

On July 2, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (TX) rolled out seven all-electric buses for its downtown D-Link route. The post DART rolls out electric buses...

University of Georgia Signs Deal with Controversial Chinese Bus Maker

BYD, the Chinese auto manufacturer highly criticized for its questionable track record, has signed a contract to provide the University of Georgia (UGA) with...

Problems plague BYD electric buses

An investigation by the Los Angeles Times found substantial problems with BYD electric buses in use at LA Metro and elsewhere. The post Problems plague...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: SFMTA commits to an all-electric fleet, Elon Musk promises rides for a buck, and Lyft teams up with...

Detroit to test new mobility options

A public-private partnership is testing a set of 10 mobility options for Detroit (MI). The post Detroit to test new mobility options appeared first on...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: Elon Musk keeps digging under LA, NJ TRANSIT adds surveillance cameras to rail, and RIPTA gets funds for...

MnDOT invited public to test autonomous shuttle

The Minnesota Department of Transportation invited the public to try out its autonomous shuttle as part of the Minneapolis Super Bowl festivities. The post MnDOT...

MTA Launches Electric Bus Pilot

Last week, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) launched a 10-vehicle battery-electric bus pilot program that includes five New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE buses and...

Transit operators are slow to adopt electric buses

U.S. transit operators have been slow to adopt all-electric buses because of concerns about price, performance, and the still-evolving technology. The post Transit operators...

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Canada’s TransLink adding New Flyer CHARGE battery-electric buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., announced a new contract with the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority...

Passport invests $5M to build platform to manage ride-share, more

New modes of shared transportation, from ride-sharing to dockless scooters, hold promise for improving how citizens move around their cities, but cities across North...

Prevost names new coach regional sales manager

Prevost announced the addition of highly respected 19-year veteran, Dale Paziuk to the new coach sales team. Paziuk stepped into his newest position as...

MCI brings state-of-the-art features to J4500, set to introduce J3500 at BusCon

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., is expanding its 2019 model line up with a new arrival — a...