It has been estimated the cost of an electric bus is over $1 million, about $400,000 more than a comparable diesel bus.
Posts tagged as “Whatcom Transportation Authority”
WTA to provide free bus rides during ‘Free Fare Week’
By Whatcom News on August 8, 2022 4:13pm
WTA will also provide a "park and ride" solution for NW Washington Fair goers.
780-plus riders participated in Bellingham Bike Parade Sunday
By Whatcom News on May 3, 2022 2:16pm
Organizers say "a number of people" have expressed interest in making this an annual event.
Traffic Alert: Bellingham Bike Parade planned on E & W Holly St Sunday at 1pm
By Whatcom News on April 29, 2022 10:32am
All traffic at the cross-streets will be temporarily stopped while the parade passes by.
Drug use and vandalism close WTA bathrooms at Cordata and Downtown Bellingham stations
By Whatcom News on March 3, 2022 12:23pm
"We’re sorry for the inconvenience the temporary closure will cause to the many, many passengers (the great majority) who use the restrooms for their intended use."
WTA chaining up buses, plowing roads and evaluating routes to keep buses running
By Whatcom News on December 30, 2021 8:53am
"The situation is changing minute to minute."
WTA to chain up an auxiliary bus for “Flex” service in Kendall
By Whatcom News on December 28, 2021 3:21pm
The lack of the "Flex" service has been difficult on residents who have depended on this service.
WTA beginning steps to resume normal service and fare collection
By Whatcom News on June 1, 2021 12:20pm
Rider requests to return to normal levels of service have been rising.
Bellingham Police: WTA rider stabbed in unprovoked attack
By Whatcom News on May 19, 2021 5:30pm
Instead of departing the bus, an angry rider pulled a knife and stabbed another rider 4 times.