Nova Bus has received an order for 425 40-foot CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) buses from VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas. The buses will be manufactured in Plattsburgh, New York.
In addition, Nova Bus has received an order for 80 Nova LFS model buses, and 20 LFS Artic model articulated buses from the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) in Houston, Texas.)
The Nova Bus CNG buses feature a complete suite of technological systems including GPS, passenger counter, camera system, and public information video screens. Delivery will support VIA’s ongoing all-CNG fleet conversion.
In 2016, VIA became the only public transit agency in the Southwestern United States to earn certification from the International Standards Organization (ISO) for its proactive efforts to provide sustainable service through its Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS).