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New Flyer to supply buses in Seattle and Phoenix [free access]

February 8, 2017

New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer) has secured a USD202-million contract from Seattle's King County Department of Transportation to supply 222 60-foot (18.28-metres) long diesel-electric hybrid articulated buses. King County Metro is the eighth-largest transit bus agency in the United States, carrying an average of 395,000 passengers each weekday on 215 routes.


In addition, New Flyer has secured a USD9-million contract to supply 10 compressed natural gas (CNG)-fuelled buses to Valley Metro in Phoenix. The contract includes an option for 11 additional buses over the five-year contract period.