City of Ames Transit Zero-Emission Bus Planning Study

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) was selected by the Ames Transit Agency (CyRide) in Iowa to create their Zero-Emission Bus (ZEB) Roadmap. The ZEB Roadmap will provide a feasibility and deployment plan determining actions and costs that would...

APTA Procurement Guidelines for BEBs and Infrastructure

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) was selected by the American Public Transportation Association to create procurement guidelines related to battery-electric buses and battery-electric bus charging infrastructure for publication through the APTA...

County of Hawai’i Renewable Fuel Bus Study

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is partnering with the County of Hawai’i to conduct a renewable fuel bus planning study. The County of Hawai’i is planning to convert its fleet to renewable energy – using the islands’ abundant...

Capital Metro Zero-Emission Bus Workshop

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) partnered with Capital Metro to lead a Zero-Emission Bus Workshop series. CTE hosted an executive planning workshop that consisted of the following objectives: 1. Goals – Why transition to zero...

City of Spokane Zero-Emission Bus Planning Study

The Center for Transportation & the Environment (CTE) will be working with Spokane Transit Authority (STA) to create a planning study in order to completely convert their fleet to zero-emission buses. While the analysis will encompass STA’s entire...

LA Metro Collision Avoidance & Mitigation

The Center for Transportation and the Environment is partnering with LA Metro and New Flyer to work on technology related to buses and pedestrian collisions. The project will demonstrate and evaluate collision avoidance and mitigation technology on 40 transit buses...

San Diego Zero-Emission Bus Roadmap & Pilot Program

The Center for Transportation & the Environment (CTE) will be working with San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) to assist with their Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Pilot Program. CTE will build a model using real-world route data and simulate bus performance in...

Zero Emission Bus Resource Alliance (ZEBRA)

The Center for Transportation and the Environment works extensively with the Zero Emission Bus Resource Alliance, or ZEBRA. ZEBRA is a professional association which began in 2015 for transit agencies to come together and share lessons learned about zero emissions...

LAVTA Research and Development Project

CTE will provide on-call multi-discipline research, development, design, and project management support services for various projects associated with Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority’s fleet management and transition to an all-electric and zero emissions bus...

SolTrans Route & Technology Analysis

CTE is providing a series of analyses in support of SolTrans’ transition to a zero-emission fleet. CTE started with a Route & Technology Analysis to assess the viability for using battery electric buses on selected routes within the SolTrans fixed route network....

Tempe Streetcar

CTE has been commissioned by the City of Tempe to investigate battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell technologies that can allow a streetcar to operate “off-wire” (without the traditional over- head catenary system) on a three-mile route planned through downtown...

Flint Mass Transit Authority Fuel Cell Bus Procurement

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), in partnership with El Dorado National, BAE Systems, and Ballard Power will deliver an American made 40′ low floor hydrogen fuel cell transit bus to the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) in Flint,...

Cobb Community Transit Zero-Emission Circulator Bus Project

CTE will conduct a Route & Technology Analysis based on battery electric buses for the planned Cumberland Circulator, which will serve existing commercial, retail, and residential development.  The deliverable resulting from this scope of work will include a...

SunLine Fuel Cell Bus Purchase

CTE completed the first procurement of a fuel cell bus under a standard RFP process.  CTE delivered a 40ft heavy-duty transit bus in partnership with ElDorado National, BAE Systems, and Ballard Power Systems to SunLine Transit in 2015. This procurement represents a...

Georgetown University Next Generation Bus

In response to a request for proposal released in 2007 by Georgetown University for its “Generation III Methanol Fuel Cell Transit Bus Integration and Test” program, a team is now under contract to complete Phase One of the work schedule.  The “Bus Integration Team,”...

Evaluation of Triangle J TDM Programs FY2010

CTE led an effort to develop recommendations for a strategy to evaluate TDM activities for the Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) in the Triangle Region of North Carolina. The project achieved three broad objectives: 1) conducted an in-depth analysis to...

Southern Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition (SHFCC)

The Southern Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition (SHFCC) was a funding mechanism by which CTE provided seed funding to hydrogen-based projects in the early stages of technology development and deployment. Seed funding is typically used to carry out the initial stages of...