Golden Empire Transit District (GET) of Bakersfield, CA, has awarded New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) a contract for 24 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. The order, which adds a total of 24 equivalent units to New Flyer’s backlog, supports aged fleet replacement and the GET bus focus on environmental sustainability.
“We are proud to help advance GET bus in its pursuit of fleet revitalization and environmental sustainability,” said Wayne Joseph, President, New Flyer of America. “As transit districts in California strive to reduce their carbon footprint, New Flyer will work alongside to provide public transportation that connects cities, delivers low and no emission solutions, and improves quality of life for surrounding communities.”
Golden Empire Transit District is the operator of mass transportation in Bakersfield, California, delivering over seven million rides per year.
Source: New Flyer
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