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First Wave of 500 Planned All-Electric Buses Rolling on the Streets of New York

The New York MTA currently operates ten all-electric buses, including its first all-electric articulated bus.
December 22, 2019, 7am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) "intends to spend $1.1 billion to purchase and deploy a fleet of 500 electric buses throughout the city's five boroughs," according to an article by Cailin Crowe.

On its way to that lofty goal the MTA recently deployed its first all-electric articulated bus. MTA is planning to 15 all-electric buses by March 2020.

The MTA is including the electric bus buying spree as part of its 2020-2024 Capital Plan.

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Published on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in Smart Cities Dive
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