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Transdev partners with LAVTA to begin testing of Shared Autonomous Vehicle

Transdev and the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority’s (LAVTA) are excited to announce that non-passenger testing has started on LAVTA’s Shared Autonomous Vehicle (SAV) project. LAVTA is located in Livermore, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. The SAV is designed as a low-speed autonomous vehicle that has a maximum speed of 13 miles per […]

29 BYD ADL Enviro400EV electric double deckers are first step toward zero-emission National Express fleet

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD Europe jointly announced today that their electric vehicle partnership, the UK’s leading electric bus producer, has supplied the first of 29 BYD ADL Enviro400EV double deckers to National Express West Midlands, where they are charged entirely by renewable energy and utilise a stationery battery system to balance the load […]

Transportation Associations Come Together to Urge Congress to Support CERTS Act

More than 30 associations came together to urge Congressional leaders to support the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act (CERTS Act), introduced jointly by Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine). In a letter from multiple industries critical to the U.S. national transportation network, the group stated that the CERTS Act (S.4150) provides much needed grant and […]

APTA President and CEO Paul P. Skoutelas Praises Passage of the “INVEST in America Act”

APTA APTA President and CEO Paul P. Skoutelas released this statement on July 1, 2020: “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the entire public transportation industry, commends the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of H.R. 2, the ‘Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act’ (INVEST […]

Adapt to COVID with Microtransit

The following letter from TripSpark details solutions your agency can use to adapt to circumstances as we are all impacted by COVID-19. We know that the transit industry faces new challenges every day, but no one could have predicted today’s changing landscape. We want to start by expressing our support for you and your team. We […]

BAE Systems selected by NYC to provide electric hybrid propulsion systems for transit buses

BAE Systems, a world leader in electric propulsion systems, announced its selection by New York City Transit Authority to supply 435 electric hybrid power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of transit buses, reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption. “We are committed to collaborating with New York as it strives to reduce transportation emissions and […]

BYD Targets Mask Counterfeiters in Federal Lawsuit Filed Monday

Company asks that monetary damages go to COVID-19 relief efforts BYD (Build Your Dreams) filed suit in Federal Court Monday against several individuals accused of selling, or attempting to sell, counterfeit Personal Protective Equipment to unwitting customers, endangering many on the frontlines of the battle against COVID–19. The suit was filed Monday in the U.S. […]

WAVE Provides a Glimpse into a Visionary Future of Electric Vehicles with Unlimited Range

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE), a leading innovator in heavy-duty vehicle wireless charging, helps operators of all-electric bus fleets to successfully meet the challenges associated with vehicle range. Today, emissions from diesel-powered vehicles have become a worldwide concern. The demand to reduce emissions has driven an increased interest in vehicles powered by alternative propulsion. Electric […]

Reduce Environmental Impact in Extreme Pressure Lube Applications with EcoLine®

Lubrication is an essential maintenance task that has to be done even in sensitive environments. Fortunately, it no longer has to follow the status quo of using polluting petroleum-based greases. Instead, maintenance crews can now make a lower impact on the environment by relying on Cortec® Corporation’s EcoLine® Heavy Duty Grease wherever an NLGI grade […]

BYD Delivers 10 Battery-Electric Buses to Link Transit

BYD (Build Your Dreams), a leading manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles, announced it has completed the delivery of 10 battery-electric K9S buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington, a milestone for the company has production ramps up following a temporary plant closure in Mid-March from the COVID-19 pandemic. The final two buses of the order were […]