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Basic Services, Public Transport

California School District Switches to Renewable Diesel-Powered Buses

October 12, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Twin Rivers Unified School District near Sacramento achieved a major milestone in its climate action plan by switching 75 diesel-powered school buses to run on renewable diesel fuel provided by Neste. As a result, the district’s fleet is now […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

NJ Transit tests crowdsourcing feature to reduce rail and bus congestion

September 15, 2020

Via: StateScoop

Riders of New Jersey Transit, the country’s third-largest public transit system, will now able to tell how crowded an incoming bus or train is before it arrives, with a new tool that was added to the agency’s mobile app on […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

New York MTA to Power Fleet with Natural Gas Derived from Organic Waste

September 4, 2020

Via: Waste360

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) announced it has been contracted by New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to provide its Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG), a fuel derived from organic waste, to power the MTA’s 800 natural gas transit […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

New Evasions Underscore 24/7 Subway Service Has Become a Political Hot Potato

August 25, 2020

Via: NYC Streets Blog

The cagey and enigmatic pronouncements of state leaders on the question of the restoration of 24/7 subway service are lending an air of mystery to the decision — and are providing fresh evidence that the subject has become a political […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

MTA’s Transit Tech Lab asks startups for COVID-19 technology ideas

July 9, 2020

Via: StateScoop

The Metropolitan Transit Authority on Wednesday asked startups to contribute technology solutions to fight the spread of the coronavirus on New York City’s public transit, ranging from robots that automatically clean subway car interiors to thermal monitoring systems for passengers […]


Basic Services, Others, Public Transport

Texas transportation department hit in ransomware attack

May 18, 2020

Via: StateScoop

The Texas Department of Transportation last week disclosed that it suffered a ransomware attack, though details of the incident are scant. In a notice posted to Facebook and other other social media, the agency said it detected “unauthorized access” on […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

How Much Money Does Smart Fleet Charging Save? 40%, for This California Bus Operator

April 10, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

As more U.S. transit agencies take their first steps toward electrification, an ecosystem of companies is bursting to life to help them with that transition. But with such novelty, it can be hard to find field data on the difference […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Boston Starts Outreach For Hyde Park Ave. Bus and Bike Improvements

February 17, 2020

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Planners from the City of Boston and the MBTA held their first open house on Tuesday evening in the city’s Hyde Park neighborhood to solicit ideas for “complete streets” and transit-priority improvements to Hyde Park Avenue, a major transit corridor […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

3 Trends Making the Case for Bus Electrification

October 4, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

U.S. electric bus manufacturer Proterra reached its 100th customer this week, in a sign of how far the industry has come. Just a few years ago, electric buses had negligible market presence and faced an uphill battle to convince transit […]


Basic Services, Electric Utility, Public Transport, Public Utilities

Dominion launches electric school bus initiative, aims for 100% electric fleet in Virginia territory by 2030

August 30, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Dominion’s bus replacement program looks like an easy win for school districts, but the utility says benefits will extend further by helping manage the electric grid and incorporating renewable energy. “Once phase 2 is fully implemented, the buses’ batteries could […]