Transit Vehicle Testing Reports

Following is a list of transit evaluation reports. For more information about advanced transit projects, visit the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Fleet Test and Evaluation Web site.

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  • Early Results from Hybrid Transit Bus Evaluations at New York City Transit and King County Metro, Presentation at the APTA Bus and Paratransit Conference, Columbus, Ohio, May 2005 (PDF 740 KB PDF)
  • King County Metro Hybrid Electric Buses
    • King County Metro Transit Hybrid Articulated Buses: Final Evaluation Results, December 2006 (PDF 1.2 MB PDF)
    • King County Metro Transit: Allison Hybrid Electric Transit Bus Laboratory Testing, September 2006 (PDF 1.4 MB PDF)
    • King County Metro Transit Hybrid Articulated Buses: Interim Evaluation Results, April 2006 (PDF 1.5 MB PDF)
    • King County Metro Transit — Advanced Technology Vehicles in Service: Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses, December 2004 (PDF 388 KB PDF)
  • New York City Transit Agency Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses
    • BAE/Orion Hybrid Electric Buses at New York City Transit: A Generational Comparison, March 2008 (PDF 440 KB PDF)
    • New York City Transit (NYCT) Hybrid (125 Order) and CNG Transit Buses: Final Evaluation Results, November 2006 (PDF 1.1 MB PDF)
    • New York City Transit Hybrid and CNG Transit Buses: Interim Evaluation Results, January 2006 (PDF 1.1 MB PDF)
    • New York City Transit Drives Hybrid Electric Buses into the Future, April 2005 (PDF 435 KB PDF)
    • MTA New York City Transit, March 2003 (PDF 451 KB PDF)
    • NYCT Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses: Final Results, July 2002 (PDF 3.1 MB PDF)
    • NYCT Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses: Final Data Report, April 2002 (This document is available through the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.)
    • NYCT Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses: Program Status Update, December 2001 (PDF 928 KB PDF)
    • Advanced Technology Vehicles in Service: Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses, September 2001 (PDF 257 KB PDF)
  • Ebus/Capstone Hybrid Electric Buses
    • Case Study: Ebus Hybrid Electric Buses and Trolleys (PDF 1.4 MB PDF)
    • Knoxville Area Transit — Advanced Technology Vehicles in Service: Propane Hybrid Electric Trolleys, April 2005 (PDF 349 KB PDF)
    • Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation — Advanced Technology Vehicles in Service: Diesel Hybrid Electric Buses, December 2004 (PDF 541 KB PDF)
  • Tempe, Arizona's Transportation Planning and Transit Division: Advanced Technology Vehicles in Service: LNG Turbine Hybrid Electric Buses, February 2002 (PDF 446 KB PDF)
  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit Liquefied Natural Gas Buses
    • Alternative Fuel Transit Buses DART's LNG Bus Fleet: Final Results, October 2000 ( PDF 992 KB PDF)
    • Alternative Fuel Transit Buses DART's LNG Bus Fleet: Start-Up Experience, June 2000 (PDF 504 KB PDF)