The Green Bus Act: Exciting New Legislation on Capitol Hill

Atlanta, GA, April 2019: This week, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) introduced the Green Bus Act — legislation aimed at encouraging states to follow California’s goal of transitioning to zero-emission buses by incentivizing the transition to ZET bus fleets...

CTE to Help Gainesville Deploy Electric Buses

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is working with Gainesville Regional Transit System (RTS) in Gainesville, FL, to deploy two 40’ GILLIG battery electric buses and two ChargePoint charging stations. Read more about CTE’s involvement with...

CTE to Conduct Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Transition Plan for LA Metro

Atlanta, GA, February 2019 – We are excited to announce our partnership with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) on their Strategic Master Plan to transition to zero-emission buses (ZEBs). Metro operates the third-largest public...

Staff Spotlight: Chase Stell

Atlanta, GA, January 2019 Meet Chase Stell – the newest Associate at the Atlanta office. Stell will be working alongside Kylie McCord, Senior Engineering Consultant, and Emily Price, Managing Consultant. This team will focus on full fleet electrification projects for...

2018 in Review: CTE’s Fight Against Climate Change

CTE’s mission is to improve the health of our climate and communities by bringing people together to develop and commercialize clean, efficient, and sustainable transportation technologies.  The importance of our mission was brought to new heights within the public...

CTE Provides Important Clean Vehicle Language in New VALE Amendment

Atlanta, GA, October 2018 – We are pleased to announce that CTE and SB Capitol Solutions’ three year plus effort on the Hill with regards to zero-emission vehicles at airports has paid off! With the tremendous help and support from Representative Lipinski and...

CTE Hosts 2018 Zero Emission Bus Conference in Los Angeles

Atlanta, GA, September 2018 – The Center for Transportation and the Environment hosted the 2018 Zero Emission Bus Conference in Los Angeles, California on September 10th and 11th at LA Metro. This was the largest Zero Emission Bus Conference to date, with more than...

USDOT Grants $2.3 million for LexTran electric buses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced a $2.3 million grant for the Transit Authority of Lexington so the city can purchase new electric buses. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao made the announcement during a Greater...

What Does a Zero-Emission Bus Planning Study Look Like?

With technology evolving as quickly as it is right now, transit agencies are finding it increasingly difficult to stay ahead of the learning curve. Even with the availability of webinars, conferences, and workshops designed with transit representatives in mind,...

CTE Joins TCRP Day in Washington, D.C.

We’ll be joined by other industry leaders and kicking off TCRP Day at our nation’s capital on June 6th, 2018. Executive Director Dan Raudebaugh and Director of West Coast Operations Jaimie Levin will be representing CTE in D.C. that week. The Transit...

CTE Representing at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo

We had a great time at the Advance Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo observing the latest and greatest in clean transit innovation. Our projects with Kenworth and Goodwill showcased our progress with these two partnerships at the event. Both projects received a lot of...

Metro Transit to add electric buses in St. Louis starting in 2020

Metro Transit announced Wednesday that, by late 2020, it will begin to incorporate electric buses into its vehicle fleet. The St. Louis-area transit system will add two electric buses that year, thanks to a $1.45 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s...

Grant Allows Montgomery County To Buy Electric Buses for Its Fleet

Montgomery County has received a $1.75 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to purchase the county’s first four electric buses and charging stations for its Ride On system. The electric buses are scheduled to serve route 18 in Takoma Park starting in...