Zero Emission Bus Conferences

The Center for Transportation and the Environment has hosted national and international zero emission bus (ZEB) conferences since 2011 for industry professionals. These conferences allow transit agencies, OEMs, and clean technology professionals to discuss hot-button...

City of Shreveport Electric Bus Deployment

CTE has partnered with the City of Shreveport, LA to deploy five Proterra 35’ Catalyst buses with depot charging. The buses will operate on three routes and also use an overhead fast charger for range extension. The fast charger location at the new central intermodal...

Clemson Area Transit Electric Bus Deployment

CTE is working with Clemson Area Transit (CATbus) to deploy 10 battery electric buses. CTE will assist CATbus with an RFP process to select the bus provider. Leveraging the successful deployment of the nation’s first zero emission transit fleet in Seneca, SC, the goal...

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...

Waste Heat Recovery at LYNX

CTE is partnering with Hi-Z, International Trade Bridge, Energy Florida, and LYNX Transit in Orlando, Florida to develop and demonstrate a thermoelectric generator that will be used to provide supplemental power and reduce the amount of power required from the...

Reduced Engine Idle Load (REIL) System

CTE, in partnership with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), has been selected to develop and demonstrate a BAE Systems prototype Reduced Engine Idle Load System. This first-of-its-kind effort will bring a multimode, electric accessory...

LexTran Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with LexTran, the Transit Authority of the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government (LexTran), in Lexington, KY has partnered over the years to deploy a number of electric buses. The project descriptions are as follows: CTE and LexTran are...

Southeast Regional EV Readiness Planning Program

CTE was also selected by DOE’s Clean Cities Initiative to lead a project that will establish a comprehensive, tri-state (Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina) readiness and deployment strategy for electric vehicles (EV) and EV infrastructure. The program will...

Southeast Regional Alternative Fuels Market Initiatives Program

CTE, in partnership with Clean Cities-Georgia, the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, the Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition, East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, Middle Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, and Clean Fuels of West Tennessee, is leading a project to...

Seneca Electric Bus Fleet Project

CTE, in partnership with Seneca, SC and Clemson Area Transit is managing a bus replacement project in which three conventionally fueled diesel transit buses will be replaced with three 35′ Fast Charge Battery Electric transit buses, operating as a fare-free...

Extended Range Hydrogen Utility Vehicle

DLA selected a research team led by CTE for a two-phase project to identify and apply novel on board hydrogen storage materials, processes, and power system designs to extend the operating range of electric utility vehicles. The CTE team includes Gas Technology...

National Clean Diesel Campaign Project With Delta Airlines

CTE has been awarded funding from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Clean Diesel Campaign to lead a project that will reduce diesel emissions from the ground support equipment (GSE) at the new all electric, LEED-certified terminal at...

StarMetro Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with StarMetro transit agency in Tallahassee, FL, is managing a bus replacement project in which five conventionally fueled diesel transit buses will be replaced with five 35′ composite-body electric transit buses. The project provides a...

Hybrid Hydrogen Yard Tractor

DLA selected a research team led by CTE for the first phase of a two-phased project to identify and apply novel on board hydrogen storage materials, processes, and power system designs to extend the operating range of hydrogen yard tractors. The CTE team included Gas...

Birmingham Fuel Cell Bus Demonstration

CTE has contracted with FTA under the National Fuel Cell Bus Program to manage a fuel cell electric bus demonstration in Birmingham, AL.  EVAmerica will build an advanced battery dominant fuel cell electric transit bus, which will be demonstrated in regular revenue...

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...

Clean Cities–Georgia Administration

CTE supports the Clean Cities–Atlanta coalition through management of a portion of the coalition’s administrative and accounting work. This effort includes submission of Quarterly Alternative Fuel Price Reports for the Atlanta area to the Department of Energy...

I-75 Green Corridor Program

Since 2009, 30+ partners have been collaborating on the “longest biofuels corridor on the planet” by making all 1,786 miles of the U.S. interstate I-75 traversable using either of the biofuels E85 ethanol or B20 biodiesel.  Through 2013, the project has added 28 E85...

Columbia Hydrogen Fueling Station

CTE, in partnership with the University of South Carolina – City of Columbia Fuel Cell Collaborative, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA), Gas Technology Institute (GTI), EngenuitySC, and others, recently completed a project to install and commission a hydrogen...

GDOT Measurement and Evaluation

Since 1999, CTE has led the Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT) measurement and evaluation of Transportation and Demand Management (TDM) programs in the Atlanta region. CTE, along with a national team of TDM experts, has provided recommendations to...

DARPA Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Program

To serve the evolving needs of our national defense, Congress created the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technologies (EHV) Program in 1992. Electric and hybrid propulsion systems, which are cleaner and more efficient than conventional systems, have great potential to...