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I Transport Dreams

05/04/22
As both pioneer and leader in alternative fuel vehicles, Blue Bird was first to market electric school buses in 1994. With advances in battery technology, we can now offer efficient and affordable electric-powered buses. The…

All-electric type d school bus

05/04/22
The eLionD was designed, created and manufactured to be 100% electric. Lion’s proven transportation electrification technology and expertise is now translated into an all-electric Type D school bus. The eLionD components require very little maintenance…

Lion Electric Chosen For V2x Collaboration With U.S. Department Of Energy And Industry Leaders To Develop Bidirectional Charging Infrastructure

04/27/22
Lion Electric Company (NYSE: LEV) (TSX: LEV) ("Lion" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles, has announced that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S.…

Public Transportation

10/07/21
The latest on mass transit around the world, from mobility and types of public transport to policy and road safety...

Public Transportation Reduces Greenhouse Gases and Conserves Energy

07/19/21
Public transportation is reducing energy consumption and harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) greenhouse gas emissions that damage the environment. Traveling by public transportation uses less energy and produces less pollution than comparable travel in private vehicles.…

The first stop in your electric journey? Right here.

04/22/20
Electric buses are emissions-free at the tailpipe, noise pollution-free and fossil fuel-free. But they’re not a plug-and-play proposition. In fact, the route to electric vehicles (EVs) is complex and includes twists and turns like infrastructure,…

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Maryland Department of Transportation Makes Plans for Total Electric Bus Fleet

By David Worford  Photo: Maryland Transit Administration   12/22/21  
Following Maryland’s Zero-Emission Bus Transition Act as well as the growing need to stay on top of technology and replace its aging fleet, the Maryland Department of Transportation and the Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA)…

Traffic is Boring: Tracking Elon Musk’s tunneling proposals

By Zachary Phillips   11/17/21  
Elon Musk wants to solve traffic congestion. The richest man in the world founded the Boring Co. in December 2017, in hopes of solving traffic problems in major cities by creating underground systems. Unlike other…

Lion Electric receives conditional PO for 1,000 electric school buses, the largest fleet in North America

By Scooter Doll   10/25/21  
Medium and heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer Lion Electric Co. recently announced a conditional purchase order from Student Transportation of Canada (STC) for 1,000 of its all-electric Lion C school buses. The PO is dependent upon a…

Hyundai’s New EV Will Soon Be a Self-Driving Taxi

By Marc Carter   09/02/21  
Self-driving cars are expected to arrive in the next few years and with that, the way you get around will be forever changed. With the arrival of self-driving cars, that also means that a common…

Electric school bus investments could drive US vehicle electrification

By Dan Lashof   09/01/21  
In early August, President Joe Biden set an ambitious and necessary goal for half of all new passenger vehicles sold in the United States to be electric by the end of the decade.

Maryland RFI Seeks Microgrid Information to Help Electrify Bus Fleet

By Lisa Cohn   06/29/21  
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has issued a request for information (RFI) for firms that can plan, provide, operate, and maintain facilities for bus electrification, and it is considering incorporating microgrids into the project.

Metro is phasing out diesel-powered buses, with plans to transform its fleet to electric by 2045

By Justin George  Photo: Matt McClain   06/24/21  
Metro will phase in an electric-powered bus fleet over more than two decades under a plan the transit agency’s board of directors approved Thursday.

School bus fleet to go electric in Montgomery County, Maryland

By YCC Team  Photo: Courtesy of Proterra   06/14/21  
Students in Montgomery County, Maryland, will soon have a cleaner, quieter ride to school. The local public school system is replacing 25 of its old diesel school buses with electric. And it plans to convert…

How to Electrify the School Bus Fleet in the U.S.

06/01/21  
The yellow school bus is an American icon, with a timeless design that is recognized at a glance across the country. Ferrying millions of children to school each day, the yellow school bus is also…

NYC’s purchase of school buses should supercharge transition to electric fleet: advocates

By Michael Elsen-Rooney  Photo by Luiz C. Ribeiro   03/22/21  
The city’s purchase of hundreds of yellow buses could jump-start what has been a slow effort to add electric vehicles to the diesel-guzzling school-bus fleet, advocates argue in a new report.

MCPS to become nation’s biggest operator of electric school buses

By Nick Iannelli   02/25/21  
Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland’s largest school system, will add hundreds of electric bus school buses to its fleet, and will become the biggest operator of electric school buses in the U.S., with the goal…

A lesson in electric school buses

By Steven Mufson and Sarah Kaplan  Photo by Chip Somodevilla   02/24/21  
Hundreds of electric school buses are about to hit the roads in Montgomery County in an effort to cut tailpipe emissions that warm the planet and can affect student health.

Belleville School District to Add Two New Electric Buses, Funded by a State Grant

By Tap Into Newark Staff   02/22/21  
The ride to school will soon be more environmentally friendly for some Belleville students. The school district will be adding two new electric school buses from Lion Electric valued at $834,604 through a grant contributed…

BSD Electric Bus Delivery

02/05/21  
BSD is the first school district in the state of Oregon to receive delivery of two electric school buses, with the help of a $561,727 grant from Portland General Electric. Learn how the district was…

Central Kitsap School District adds electric touch to school bus fleet

By Jeff Graham and Kitsap Sun   02/02/21  
Dozens of students at PineCrest Elementary in East Bremerton are enjoying a unique ride to school these days in an electric bus that began its transportation duties on Jan. 22. The zero-emission electric bus is…

Workshop Outlines Challenges and Opportunities for Electrifying NYC Buses

02/25/20  
The Metropolitan Transit Authority aims to have a fully electric municipal bus fleet by 2040. ...

UPS orders 10,000 electric delivery trucks, will test autonomous vans

02/09/20  
UPS says it has ordered 10,000 electric delivery vehicles from electric vehicle maker Arrival and plans to test Waymo self-driving vans....

Electric school bus fleet in NY State. Lion Electric buses will be used also as power storage unit

By Editorial   12/04/18  
New York State has launched an electric school bus test fleet. The five vehicles were purchased from Lion Electric and are used by the operator National Express. Range? About a hundred kilometers, with night recharging…