Public Transit

Ride-Hailing’s Climate Risks

Ride-hailing trips today result in an estimated 69 percent more climate pollution on average than the trips they displace. Fortunately, the industry can implement several strategies to address the negative impacts of ride-hailing and contribute to a low-carbon transportation future.

By |2020-02-27T15:16:03-05:00February 27th, 2020|

Electric Trucks and Buses Overview

This report provides an overview of bus and truck electrification in the United States. Electrification in the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle sector is increasing in the United States with California leading the way. This report draws on recent research from the ICF and other sources to present information on electric bus and truck deployment, market conditions, and some background on supportive public policies.

By |2019-10-07T13:08:27-04:00July 5th, 2019|

Electrifying Shared Mobility Hubs Webinar

During this webinar, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) presented its Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Roadmap for Shared Mobility Hubs (“EVSE Roadmap”) to provide improved connec...

By |2019-06-09T01:20:42-04:00December 17th, 2018|

Battery Electric Buses – State of the Practice

This report suggests that executives of transit systems considering introduction of Battery Electric Buses (BEBs) into their fleets and agencies wanting to improve or expand their BEB fleets should collect all of the information necessary to make educated decisions. The report provides relevant information and considerations by reporting on the current state of the [...]

By |2019-09-03T14:46:01-04:00April 11th, 2018|

Zero-Emission Bus Evaluation Results: King County Metro Battery Electric Buses

This report summarizes the experience and results from a battery electric bus (BEB) demonstration funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) program. In 2010, King County Metro transit agency in Seattle, Washington received funding from a TIGGER award to add three electric buses [...]

By |2019-09-03T14:35:38-04:00February 1st, 2018|

Twin Citites Shared Mobility Action Plan

At the core of the plan is a mode shift goal that recommends taking advantage of rapidly changing travel behaviors, demand, and technology to remove 50,000 private cars from the road in the Twin Citie...

By |2018-12-11T15:58:45-05:00October 1st, 2017|

Foothill Transit Battery Electric Bus Demonstration Results: Second Report

Beginning in March 2014, Foothill Transit has been operating a fleet of 12 battery electric buses (BEBs) in its service area located in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley region of Los Angeles County, California. These electric buses, produced by Proterra, are 35-foot, composite body buses that are capable of being charged quickly on-route. [...]

By |2019-09-03T14:50:41-04:00June 1st, 2017|
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