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Imagine If Your Electric Bus Could Go Forever ...

December 15, 2013 by Tina Casey

Electric Vehicles and Transit

The power management and automotive company Eaton has just introduced its new HyperCharger wireless charging system for electric buses in Europe, demonstrating once again that electric vehicle technology provides new opportunities that liquid fuels have a hard time beating.[read more]

How to Finance More Rail and Bus Lines

December 20, 2011 by Deron Lovaas

There’s a saying that Transportation Secretaries who served as Federal Highway Administrators have actually taken a step down. As with many sayings, there’s more than a grain of truth there. The highway agency is the largest “modal administration” (smaller although still large ones include the Federal Transit Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration) and it has a lot of influence over federal transportation policy.[read more]

Next Stop: Ultracapacitor Buses

October 19, 2009 by Big Gav

Technology Review has an article on buses using fast (and frequent) recharging ultracapacitors for energy storage (using existing technology rather than heavily promoted but possibly mythical examples like EEstor's device) - Next Stop: Ultracapacitor Buses.Municipal transit agencies have tried to reduce the carbon footprint of their bus...[read more]