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Proterra Electric Bus Travels 700 Miles In 24 Hours With Regular Recharging

Proterra Electric Bus Travels 700 Miles In 24 Hours With Regular Recharging

While electric cars make headlines, a number of electric buses have silently made their way onto U.S. city streets as well--and they're proving that they can go the distance. Proterra, for instance, has now set a record for the most miles traveled by an electric bus in a day, according to Charged... read more

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Electric school bus from Kings Canyon Unified School District, California

California Launches Country's First All-Electric School Bus

It may not be capable of space travel, but one California district has found a magic school bus. The Kings Canyon Unified School District recently launched the first... read more March 8, 2014 by 


 
BYD electric buses

BYD Electric Transit Bus Delivers 155 Miles Of Range In Quebec Test

While its U.S. operations are facing some challenges, BYD's electric bus has been racking up test miles on Canadian roads. Canadian transit agencies have completed the first... read more February 2, 2014 by 


 
Central Park horse-drawn carriage. Photo by Flickr user Tomas Fano.

Electric Cars To Replace NYC's Iconic Horse-Drawn Carriages, New Mayor Says

New York City has a new mayor, which means it's time for some changes. Specifically, Bill de Blasio wants to change how tourists get around Central Park. At a news conference... read more January 5, 2014 by 


 
Concept drawings for Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Concept Becomes A Company

Ground may already have been broken for California's high speed rail network, but Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk's competing Hyperloop transport system has moved a step closer to... read more November 1, 2013 by 


 
BYD electric buses

LA Metro Chooses Electric Buses From Chinese Company BYD

You might think that the 25 electric buses to be purchased by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority would be roundly applauded. That's not necessarily the... read more June 28, 2013 by  29


 
Cyclist (Image: Gigantic Robot on Flickr)

Americans Are Driving Less, And Have Been Since 2005

There's a far more effective way of reducing pollution and dependency on oil than buying more efficient cars or going electric: Driving less. It's not an option available to... read more April 5, 2013 by  3


 
Gas pump

On Thursday, Why Not Dump The Pump?

Thursday, June 16 marks the sixth annual “National Dump the Pump Day.” A collaboration between the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the Sierra... read more June 14, 2011 by  1


 
Public transport

Want To Beat High Gas Prices? Public Transit: Winner

There’s no doubt consumers will be faced with higher gas prices going into the future, and alternatives, like diesel powered cars and hybrids, all have their respective... read more March 16, 2011 by  1


 
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