Green bus shelters save Derby and Yorkshire ‘thousands’ on energy

Lights in bus shelters in Yorkshire and Derby being replaced by LEDs could save the regions thousands of pounds, it was claimed this week. South Yorkshire Public Transport Executive (SYPTE) and Derbyshire County Council are ditching traditional fluorescent tubes and retrofitting the shelters with LED tube lights. Bus shelter lighting bills make up a third […]

California gets solar powered bus shelters

The USA’s sunshine state of California is getting – funnily enough – solar-powered bus shelters. A city in the West Coast state has given approval for the ‘state of the art’ shelters which will have solar panels on the roofs. The panels will also power nearby traffic signals and will cost around $17,000 (£11k). A […]