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Category: Transit News

Harsh Winter Season Spurs Use of New Technologies in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

Harsh Winter Season Spurs Use of New Technologies in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

| November 26, 2019

Hazardous contaminants and road grime can adversely affect a vehicle’s powertrain According to a recent overview of operations in heavy duty vehicle maintenance facilities conducted by Stertil-Koni – a recognized leader in the hydraulic bus lift and truck lift industry – new technologies are increasingly being adopted to address harsh winter conditions that appear to be gaining in […]

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Proterra to Bring Battery-Electric Buses to New Mexico with Atomic City Transit

Proterra to Bring Battery-Electric Buses to New Mexico with Atomic City Transit

| November 21, 2019

Atomic City Transit becomes first Proterra customer in New Mexico with agreement to purchase electric buses and chargers Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Atomic City Transit in Los Alamos, New Mexico has agreed to purchase two Proterra Catalyst® 35-foot E2 buses and two Proterra® 125 kW plug-in charging systems. Atomic City Transit is Proterra’s first […]

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BYD Honors Veterans by Hiring Them

BYD Honors Veterans by Hiring Them

| November 11, 2019

Veterans can be found in every aspect of BYD’s operations BYD (Build Your Dreams) does more than just honor veterans. BYD makes it a point to hire them. BYD is the only battery-electric vehicle manufacturer that has both a union workforce and a Community Benefits Agreement, which includes a commitment to facilitating the entry of […]

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U.S. DOT Proposes $74 Million in Cost Savings

U.S. DOT Proposes $74 Million in Cost Savings

| November 5, 2019

Reduces Burdensome Rules on the Commercial Buses The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a proposed rule to reduce regulatory costs by $74 million per year by removing an information collection burden for commercial buses, without adversely impacting safety on the nation’s roadways. “This proposal is a commonsense way […]

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Nova Bus Introduces the LFSe+ New Long-range Electric Bus

Nova Bus Introduces the LFSe+ New Long-range Electric Bus

| October 15, 2019

LFSe+ has range; it can run between 211 and 292 miles (340 to 470 km) before needing a charge Leading North American transit bus manufacturer Nova Bus launched the LFSe+, its newest fully electric bus, at the American Public Transportation Association’s TRANSform Conference in New York City. Built on the proven Nova Bus LFS platform, whose […]

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LILEE Systems Instrumental in Leading the World’s First Autonomous 9-Meter Diesel Bus

LILEE Systems Instrumental in Leading the World’s First Autonomous 9-Meter Diesel Bus

| October 3, 2019

AV converted G-Bus transported over 7,000 passengers on a regular schedule demonstrating a Proof of Service LILEE Systems provider of advanced connectivity solutions with an open edge and cloud platform for the transportation industry, is among a consortium of transportation and high-tech experts using the latest in advanced technology to safely pilot Autonomous Vehicles (AV). […]

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