articulated buses

Articulated Buses Coming Soon to COTA

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From The Dispatch: COTA takes steps to use them on busiest routes Tuesday, February 10, 2009 By Debbie Gebolys Before streetcars, trolleys or trains, central Ohioans might see those funky two-part buses on our streets. Articulated buses, which have two cabins connected by a flexible, accordionlike hinge, are on COTA’s list for the future. The […]

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City Council Proposal to Allow Articulated Buses

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Last July, COTA floated the idea of adding several articulated (bendy) hybrid buses to their fleet in order to support several of their busiest routes. They applied for federal grant money to purchase six buses, but it was not approved. One hurdle for implementing these buses may disappear at City Hall tonight as Councilmember Hearcel […]

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COTA seeks grant for 6 extra-long hybrid buses

 

The Dispatch wrote COTA seeks $5.7 million grant for 6 extra-long hybrid buses Friday, August 1, 2008 BY TIM DOULIN Super-long, environmentally friendly buses powered by a combination of electricity and diesel are in the Central Ohio Transit Authority’s future. COTA is seeking $5.7 million through a federal grant to purchase six articulated hybrid buses. […]

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COTA considers bendy buses for busier routes

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ColumbusLocalNews.com wrote COTA considers bendy buses to cope with busier routes By KATHLEEN L. RADCLIFF Published: Monday, July 21, 2008 As gas prices continue to climb, more Central Ohio residents are using the Central Ohio Transit Authority to get from point A to point B. Ridership is up 8 percent for 2008, resulting in some […]

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