TransLink Adds 47 New CNG-Powered Transit Buses with New Flyer
New Flyer Industries Canada announced that the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) has awarded New Flyer with an order for 47 CNG-powered forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.
The bus order will support Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC), TransLink’s largest operating company, providing over 96 percent of the region’s bus service. The new vehicles will help CMBC meet increased demand.
“New Flyer is pleased to support TransLink by providing a low-emission bus that meets TransLink’s economic, environmental, and social requirements,” said Jennifer McNeill, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, New Flyer. “TransLink enables citizens in the Metro Vancouver region to make sustainable transportation choices, and we are thrilled to support the expansion of sustainable transit with Canadian innovation on the road in BC.”
In 2018, New Flyer committed to leading collaboration, cooperation, and the technological advancement of Smart Mobility in North America. It also became a signatory of the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities, which facilitates collaboration in developing multimodal, integrated cities through technology-driven innovation.