BC Transit, a crown corporation in British Columbia responsible for coordinating the delivery of public transportation outside Greater Vancouver, has placed an order with New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) for eight Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.
The new buses will further reduce transport-related emissions in the BC cities of Whistler, Kamloops and Nanaimo, where past CNG buses have already been allocated.
“New Flyer is proud to provide BC Transit with an environmentally sustainable, low-emission transit solution as they seek to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of transit throughout the province,” said Jennifer McNeill, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, New Flyer. “We are delighted to work with BC Transit on low-emission solutions, incorporating the newest in CNG technology and featuring Canadian innovation in motion on BC roads.”
BC Transit connects over 52.3 million customers in partnership with 59 local governments across 130 communities in the British Columbia province every year.
Source: New Flyer Industries, Inc.