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UTC Power fuel cell system sets record at AC Transit

UTC Power, South Windsor, CT, has set durability records for its latest generation transit bus fuel cell system. According to the company its PureMotion® Model 120 fuel cell powerplant aboard an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) bus operating in the greater Oakland, CA, area has surpassed 7,000 hours in service with the original cell stacks and no cell replacements, and another has exceeded 6,000 hours.

Veolia and SFMTA operate a three-pronged system

One of Veolia Transportation’s unique paratransit operations is in San Francisco through a contract with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).

Tribal Transit puts buses where they need to be

Available and accessible public transportation is integral to the quality of life in any community regardless of size and location.

The APTA International Roadeo drives home safety

The goal of the APTA International Roadeo is to provide the most equitable competition possible to showcase and encourage the highest degree of professionalism in bus operators and mechanics.

Village Vans leads and carries in tough times

Intercity Transit, a mid-size, community-minded agency operating in Olympia-Thurston County, WA, has created a bright spot for people in need during this bleak economy.

How to make a trolley magically appear

Twelve years ago, sign-painter-turned- illusionist, Stan Mitts, reconfigured his first transit bus into a trolley for Jackson Transit, Jackson, MI. Painting on blank white siding using traditional brush and airbrush techniques, Mitts created the appearance of wood paneling and traditional trolley detailing with pin striping, scrolls and custom lettering. The Bluebird bus underneath did not change in any way but lent the appearance of a trolley car with all the trimmings.

Four agencies have good reason to study BRT

Transit agencies from four separate regions of the country recently reported their plans and proposals to include BRT in their vision to improve public transportation in and around their communities.

Let the Games begin

The February launch in British Columbia of the first full-fledged fleet of hydrogen fuel cell buses marks a historic turning point in the bus industry.

The County Connection makes a green connection with Gillig and Voith

The County Connection operates fixed-route and paratransit bus service throughout geographically and demographically diverse communities in California

Kansas City Transit crosses into the Green Zone

Sustainability, carbon footprint, and going green are buzzwords that are now woven into our daily lives. These catch phrases remind us of the impact going green really has on the public transportation industry.