Application: Public Transit

New report analyzes real-world performance of 100 e-buses in hot and cold weather

August 11, 2020How does the weather affect the performance of electric buses in real-world operation? Telematics specialist ViriCiti looked into that question, analyzing over 100 e-buses in the Netherlands over the course of several seasons and months.

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State of Sustainable Fleets Report Provides Fleet Insights on Clean Tech

August 11, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first comprehensive, technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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Hawaiian Electric Fleet to Be All-Electric by 2035

August 6, 2020Hawaiian Electric said it will make its fleet of passenger cars, SUVs, light pickups, and minivans to be plug-in electric by 2035, joining the growing number of electric vehicles on Hawaii roads, which is currently at 12,000, according to the utility.

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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Link Transit’s 10 new BYD buses come with Momentum Dynamics wireless charging system

July 30, 2020Following a phased reopening of its Lancaster, California manufacturing plant in mid-May, BYD is back to building electric buses. The company’s first post-closure delivery completed an order of 10 battery-electric K9S buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington.

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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Edmonton Transit Service to deploy 40 Proterra Catalyst E2 Max electric buses and charging infrastructure

July 29, 2020Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) has unveiled first 21 Proterra electric buses, the first installment of 40 that it plans to deploy this year, as well as a new, purpose-built electric bus garage. ETS, which serves the capital of Alberta, Canada, with a fleet of over 900 buses, will begin putting its new electric buses into...

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Canada: BC Transit adds 25 medium-duty natural gas buses in Victoria

July 28, 2020BC Transit will put into operation 25 new medium-duty CNG buses operating in Victoria in the coming weeks, providing a quieter, greener transit experience for people across the region.

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NYCT Places Order for Electric Hybrid Buses

July 28, 2020New Flyer and Allison Transmission, a supplier of electric hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems, have agreed to deliver 50 Allison electric hybrid equipped buses to the largest transit authority in the U.S., New York City Transit (NYCT).

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US DOT releases Pathways to Future of Transportation policy document

July 27, 2020Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the U.S. Department of Transportation’s vision for the future of transportation innovation on Thursday. Called the Pathways to the Future of Transportation, the policy document come just one year after the department launched the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council.

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Edmonton Transit Service unveils 21 Proterra electric bus and purpose-built electric bus garages

July 24, 2020Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) unveiled its first 21 Proterra electric buses and brand-new, purpose-built electric bus garages. ETS has 19 more Proterra buses on the way this year to make up a 40-bus fleet, one of the largest purchases of electric buses in Canadian history.

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Beep, Local Motors Partner to Deploy AV, Electric Shuttles

July 23, 2020Beep, a Fla.-based autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider, and digital vehicle manufacturer Local Motors by LM Industries announced a strategic partnership and new reseller agreement.

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CTE Releases New Guidebook for Deploying Zero-Emission Buses

July 23, 2020The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) released a “Guidebook for Deploying Zero-Emission Transit Buses.” The newly released publication is the first comprehensive document that highlights key considerations for zero-emission bus deployments and infrastructure

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Wolf Administration Grants $2.1 Million for Clean Fuel Projects

July 22, 2020Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his administration have awarded more than $2.1 million in 2019 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 18 cleaner fuel vehicle projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

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AMPLY Power manages electric bus charging for SolTrans

July 21, 2020AMPLY Power is managing the charging of electric buses for SolTrans, a public transportation provider for south Solano County, California. SolTrans operates both electric and CNG buses, and AMPLY’s hardware-agnostic, Charging-as-a-Service software solution will optimize energy use and fuel costs across vehicle types.

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

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