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Posts tagged as: FTA

BYD’s first 40-foot, zero-emissions electric rapid transit bus completes Altoona testing

The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center under the Larson Institute and sponsored by the FTA, last week completed the FTA’s “new model bus testing program” of the first 40-foot, all-electric bus.

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LoNo makes it easier being green

FTA’s LoNo program focuses on commercializing the cleanest and
most energy-efficient U.S.-made transit buses.

FTA makes $24.9 million available for the adoption of low or no-emission buses.

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U.S. DOT announces final rule to streamline environmental reviews for transit projects

The FTA and FHWA anticipate that the new rule, issued jointly, will expedite the delivery of certain transit and highway projects.

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Sun Metro awarded $1.2 million grant

Federal funds will help purchase clean energy vehicles.

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LaHood: $59.3 million for energy-efficient transit projects

Ray LaHood today announced that 27 projects will receive a combined $59.3 million to help transit agencies purchase and support cleaner, greener buses.

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FTA awards $3.3 million for fuel-efficient buses in St. Cloud, MN

The St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission will use the $3.3 million to help renovate its Metro Bus Operations Center.

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LaHood to states: Strengthen transit safety oversight

Ray LaHood called on 26 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia to prepare to meet new federal regulations in the near future.

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ABA files federal objection to CATS exemption request

The ABA today filed its opposition to a request from the Charlotte Area Transit System for an exemption from the FTA’s charter bus regulation.

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LaHood: $13.1 million to advance the adoption of green energy transit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has earmarked $13.1 million in federal funding for 11 innovative research and demonstration projects under FTA’s National Fuel Cell Bus Program.

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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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