NEW FLYER CNG BUSES FOR BOSTON MBTA
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), located in Boston on the northern east coast of U.S.A., is home to a fleet of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses that just got a whole lot bigger. The delivery of 219 New Flyer CNG-powered buses, ordered in 2015, will be completed by next month.
The order comprises 175 units of 40 ft CNG buses and 44 units of 60 ft CNG buses. They will replace Silver Line buses serving the busy Washington Street corridor between Roxbury and downtown Boston. The accelerated capital delivery and targeted investments in the MBTA’s core system, infrastructure and fleet. The state-of-the-art vehicles incorporate proven technology to deliver reliable service, provide significantly better fuel economy, and offer better accommodations for customers.