Wichita, Kansas – Enters the Electric Bus Age

Positive Future #614 (Feature photo – Proterra Electric Bus – Public Domain) You may not know it, but Wichita, Kansas is also known as the “Air Capitol” of the world. Home to airplane manufacturers like Learjet, Cessna, Beechcraft and Airbus, the city is at the center of American aviation. Now Wichita is making another leap…

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The American Electric Bus

Positive Future #582 (Feature photo – Proterra Bus Depot Rendering – courtesy of Proterra) CleanTechnica journalist Kyle Field brings us news about Proterra – the American-company that makes fully electric buses. Proterra just got an order from Miami-Dade county in Florida for 33 fully electric 40-foot buses. The 33 electric buses will make an impact…

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American-Made Proterra Electric Bus Going Mainstream

American-Made Proterra Electric Bus Going Mainstream  Positive Future #456 (Feature photo – Proterra Electric Bus – Courtesy of Proterra Bus Company) InsideEVs journalist Mark Kane reports on the recent switch to all electric buses at the San Jose, California airport. The ten (10) new electric buses make it the largest EV bus fleet at any…

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New Flyer of America – More Electric Buses

Positive Future #439 (Feature photo – New Flyer Xcelsior Electric Bus – Steve Morgan CCA SA 4.0 International) New Flyer of America just delivered the first of five electric buses to TriMet – the Portland, Oregon bus system. This came just before Bernie Sanders (2020 presidential hopeful) went public about moving totally away from fossil…

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The Emerging Tide of Electric Buses

Positive Future #429 (Feature photo – BYD Electric Bus – By 写意人生 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18318429) Dozens of nations have set or are contemplating an end to the sale of new fossil-fuel vehicles in their countries. Within the context of this changing political and regulatory environment, the infiltration of electric buses into…

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