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Posts tagged as: Federal Transit Authority

Proterra, FTA to discuss new tech at APTA Sustainability Conference

Proterra will discuss how new fleet technology can provide a sustainable solution for transit fleets – economically, environmentally and fiscally.

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FTA awards operators $8.8 million to purchase lifts

The Federal Transit Administration has awarded $8.8 million to 97 motorcoach companies across the U.S. to retrofit buses with wheelchair lifts or to help offset the cost of lifts on new coaches.

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Does this bus seat make me look fat?

American Seating’s InSight® offers more room for bigger passengers.

This just in: The average weight of Americans has increased in the last 50 years, and it’s having an affect on the transit and motorcoach industry. As the butts of Americans get wider, the size of bus seating is also increasing.

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Wider Americans affect transit industry

The average weight of Americans has increased in the last 50 years, and it’s having an affect on the transit and motorcoach industry.

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$101.4M earmarked for transit clean-fuel innovations

The Federal Transit Administration has $101.4 million up for grabs for all transit providers who provide innovations that will create green jobs, promote the use of clean fuels and lessen the nation’s dependence on oil.

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FTA considering new transit rules for overweight riders

The Federal Transit Authority is proposing to rewrite bus safety rules due to more overweight riders using bus transit.

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The Murray Amendment saga continues

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As you may have heard, U.S. Senator Patty Murray introduced language in an appropriations bill that prohibited the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) from enforcing the Charter Service Rule regarding King County Metro Transit in Seattle.

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