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Optare takes first Euro 6 Metrodecker order

Reading Buses has placed the first-ever order for the Optare Metrodecker Euro VI.The operator has requested five of the double-deckers to operate on the Green Line 702 route between London and Windsor. They are due for delivery in June 2019 ahead of the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) coming ...

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $366.3 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) yesterday announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $366.3 million in FY 2018 competitive grant funding for transit bus projects nationwide.   The Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program is authorized by Congress to improve the condition of ...

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cross-modal public transport First in UK

FirstGroup is trialling what has been described as the UK’s first cross-modal public transport.   The new mode of transport is being tested in Bristol’s Henleaze and Westbury Park regions.First has joined forces with Bristol-based technology start-up Esoterix Systems to deliver the service. The pilot started on 15 May and ...

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