Infrastructure

20 Sep 2020

KAZAKHSTAN IS LOOKING TO RENEW ITS ENTIRE BUS FLEET

KAZAKHSTAN IS LOOKING TO RENEW ITS ENTIRE BUS FLEET Intercity and intraregional passenger transport of Kazakhstan is in a problematic state. Used equipment is often 30 years or more old. So Kazakhstan is preparing to renew its bus fleet as the news website zakon.kz reports. According to analytical data, in Kazakhstan there are more than 12 thousand pieces of worn-out equipment, half of which are in critical condition.

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12 Sep 2020

VOLVO ELECTRIC BUSES GOING NORTH OF THE ARCTIC CIRCLE

VOLVO ELECTRIC BUSES GOING NORTH OF THE ARCTIC CIRCLE The city of Bodö in the very north of Norway has placed an order for 31 electric Volvo buses, charging infrastructure and servicing. When the buses become operational in July 2021 they will be the northernmost electric buses in the world, and the first electric buses to enter operation north of the Arctic Circle.

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27 Aug 2020

BYD ENTERED THE CARRIBEAN WITH 33 e-BUSES FOR BARBADOS

BYD ENTERED THE CARRIBEAN WITH 33 e-BUSES FOR BARBADOS Barbados has the honour of having the first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean. BYD has recent delivered 33 new electric buses to the island. BYD, Megapower LTD and the Barbados Transport Board launched 33 new electric buses on to the Bajan streets, which represents one of the largest public transport systems per capita in the Americas. Additionally, 2 more buses will come by this December to totally complete 35 buses.

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13 Aug 2020

$464 MILLION TO REVITALIZE AMERICA’S BUS INFRASTRUCTURE

$464 MILLION TO REVITALIZE AMERICA’S BUS INFRASTRUCTURE U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $464 million in transit infrastructure grants nationwide to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and enhance mobility for transit riders. A total of 96 projects in 49 states and territories receive funding from FTA’s Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program.

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11 Aug 2020

CONTACTLESS PAYMENT ON BUSES AND TRAMS IN FLANDERS, BELGIUM

CONTACTLESS PAYMENT ON BUSES AND TRAMS IN FLANDERS, BELGIUM The Flanders region in Belgium will be the largest region in Europe to implement a contactless fare collection system. Supplier Conduent Transportation has completed the first phase of its next-generation fare collection system that is now fully operational across the De Lijn public transportation network in the Flanders region of Belgium.

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