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Rick Jager

Metro receives $10.5-million federal grant for 30 “near-zero” emission buses for South Bay, Gateway Cities

A new $10.5-million U.S. Department of Transportation grant will fund the purchase of 30 next-generation, near zero-emission compressed natural gas buses to run in the South Bay and Gateway Cities region, Metro announced today. The takeaways: •Combined with Metro’s $10.5-million match, a total of $21 million will be invested to replace [continue reading]

September meetings set for Metro’s governance councils; Westside/Central council reschedules to Sept. 14

Metro’s community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in September to discuss various transportation issues and proposed service changes in their service sectors. The proposed service changes if approved will be implemented in December. For the month of September only the Westside/Central Sector Governance Council [continue reading]