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NJ Transit commits to transitioning to a zero-emission fleet by 2040

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) will aim to have a zero-emission bus fleet by 2040 and has unveiled a roadmap to help achieve this goal. The news came at the agency’s Board of Directors Energy & Sustainability Committee meeting on May 25. To support the transition efforts, the agency has applied for a federal grant […]

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MTA announces plans to increase the number of electric buses purchased in 2021

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is increasing its procurement for electric buses this year from 45 to 60 – a 33-percent increase, the latest step in the MTA’s ongoing mission to transform its 5,800 buses into a zero-emissions fleet by 2040. The electric buses will operate out of each of the five boroughs with the […]

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New York City Transit Bus Procurement Opportunities

The New York City Transit (NYCT) has begun the bid process for 50 Low-Floor 40-Foot Clean Diesel Buses & 45 Low-Floor 40-Foot All Electric Buses. The bids call for responses from qualified bus manufacturers on May 7th. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will pay out 80% of the cost on both of these contracts while […]

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New York state makes $18.4M available for zero-emission buses

The State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is making $24 million available to replace diesel-powered transit buses with new all-electric transit buses, which will help improve air quality, reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, and promote investment in cleaner fuel technologies, among […]

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Toolkit to help local N.Y. governments switch to all-electric vehicles

A New York-based environmental advocacy coalition released an electric vehicle municipal toolkit designed to help local governments transition their vehicle fleets away from fossil fuels and increase electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure. The Toolkit, developed by ElectrifyNY, will educate and mobilize local elected officials as they work to cut down on climate pollution and prepare for […]

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The Electrification of NYC

Out with the old, and in with the new: The Electrification of New York City Buses As many may know by now, the largest transit agency in North America (MTA New York City Transit and Bus Company) has begun the process of implementing an all-electric bus fleet by January 2040. The MTA recently retired the […]

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