Fleets and public transportation are going electric

VERMONT — More than three-quarters of U.S. fleet managers for local and state governments, utilities, universities, private technology companies and delivery services have begun to electrify their vehicle fleets, according to a new report by the Rocky Mountain Institute, as reported on utilitydive.com. “Fleets make up about 3% of all vehicles registered in the United States but can ‘have outsized influence on the successful electrification of the entire transportation sector,’ according to the report,” Util … (read more)

ACTR releasing full schedule, smartphone app

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) has announced that they will publish a new Shuttle Bus System schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 24. They will also launch of a new information system that was much requested by riders.  “Transit” is a smartpho … (read more)

ACTR service seeks rider feedback

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) is seeking feedback from riders and other community members on proposed schedule changes for its in-county services. There will be a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at the Community T … (read more)

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