Ohio State’s new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station has officially opened. The university initially broke ground on the station – the first of its kind for an Ohio university - in July 2016 . The station will serve the university’s Department of Transportation and Traffic Management, as well as the City of Columbus, and may be utilized by additional university, state agency and central Ohio municipalities.
Ohio State’s Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) will fuel a portion of its fleet at the $3 million CNG station with long-term plans to transition all CABS buses and other fleet...
A bright blue bus is making its way around the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University. The bus is more than a way for students to get around campus; it’s a research platform that could lead to a cleaner campus of the future.
Friday was the first trip around campus for a new hydrogen fuel cell bus. It’s part of the Campus Area Bus System fleet and is on loan from the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority for one year.
Ohio State President Michael V. Drake was one of the first passengers on the bus. He joined...
Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM) has partnered with The Ohio State University’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering of the College of Engineering on a project that will help the research team obtain a wider range of air quality data across Ohio State’s Columbus campus. In collaboration with TTM, the college of engineering team mounted an air quality sensor suite and accompanying hardware on top of a CABS bus, which is now collecting data. Currently, the regulatory monitoring of air quality occurs from a few stationary sites that are spaced far apart, which limits the ability...
The latest bike share technology is here and the bikes are back in service! Zagster Bike Share received a huge upgrade this week with an all new locking technology system. The new Bluetooth ring lock opens at the touch of a button.
Beth Snoke, director of Transportation and Traffic Management at Ohio State, was recently honored with the inaugural Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association’s President’s Award to recognize her leadership in alternative-fuel adoption. The award was given for Snoke’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of transportation. Click here to read the Lantern's article about the recognition.
Transportation and Traffic Management’s Campus Area Bus Service has been recognized by Ohio Clean Fuels as a three-star certified Ohio Green Fleet . The certification recognizes organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency. TTM recently broke ground on a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station , with long-term plans to transition all CABS buses and other fleet vehicles to alternative fuel models. The university currently operates four CNG buses and will add six more by October 2017.
These initiatives align with Ohio State’s continued efforts to advance sustainability across...
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University broke ground today on a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station — the first of its kind for an Ohio university. The station will serve the university’s Department of Transportation and Traffic Management, as well as the City of Columbus, and may be utilized by additional university, state agency and central Ohio municipalities.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers and facilities at The Ohio State University will play a central role as the collaborative Smart City team comes together under an unprecedented $140 million program to transform Central Ohio into the nation’s premier transportation innovation region.
Collaboration between Columbus and local partners, including Ohio State, helped the city beat out 70 competitors to be named the nation’s Smart City by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the grant at a news conference today in the city’s Linden neighborhood, which will see transportation upgrades under the grant.
A new hydrogen fuel cell bus will be used to collect data for use by researchers at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and will operate on the university’s Columbus campus for one year thanks to a partnership with the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA). Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM) will operate the bus as part of its CABS fleet.