April 11, 2013
California-based manufacturer of micro-turbine energy systems, Capstone Turbine Corporation, has received an order for thirty-four liquid fuel C30s batteries for use in DesignLine’s Eco Saver IV range extended electric buses.
April 9, 2013
Canada-based New Flyer Industries announced that Sun Metro of El Paso, Texas, has awarded it a contract for the supply of up to 202 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty buses.
April 8, 2013
First Transit, a provider of transit management and contracting services, has been awarded a new transit operations contract by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) in Woodbridge, Virginia.
April 1, 2013
Canada-based New Flyer Industries announced that the City of Phoenix Public Transit Division has exercised options assigned from a New Flyer contract with another Arizona transit agency, for 120 40-foot low-floor compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.
March 26, 2013
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has earmarked USD58 million for streetcar platform and curb modifications, along with USD110 million for new overhead wiring, bringing the cost of getting its system ready for a fleet of sleek new vehicles to nearly USD700 million.
March 25, 2013
The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has selected the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to lead the procurement of high-speed rail locomotives on behalf of the states of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri and Washington.
March 25, 2013
UK-based mobile ticketing developer Masabi has received USD2.8 million in funding from US-based Fontinalis Partners, along with UK-based MMC Ventures to accelerate the deployment of mobile ticketing systems by US transit agencies.