Twin Transit Receives National Grant

Great news! Twin Transit has been awarded a $75,000 National Center for Mobility Management Ready-to-Launch Grant for our new Dial-a-Ride program, DARTT. Twin Transit is one of only five nation-wide recipients of the funds, which are intended to address mobility challenges experienced by low-income, elderly, and/or underserved community members. Other awardees hail from Kansas, Massachusetts,Continue reading “Twin Transit Receives National Grant”

Twin Transit Prepares to Welcome Two New Electric Buses

Starting in early 2021, hoping on Twin Transit will be even more environmentally friendly. Complete Coach Works is currently converting two of Twin Transit’s 2004 35′ Gillig buses into electric ZEPS (Zero Emission Propulsion System) buses. This process of remanufacturing old buses into like-new ZEPS all-electric drivetrain systems reduces waste, maximizes resources, and decreases pollution and cost. When it’sContinue reading “Twin Transit Prepares to Welcome Two New Electric Buses”

A Sneak Peek Inside Twin Transit’s Electric Bus Renovation

Several months ago, Twin Transit sent two diesel buses to California’s Complete Coach Works for a full overhaul. When complete, the 35-foot Gillig buses will be entirely refurbished and – most importantly – powered by zero-emission electric. But first, they’re being stripped down to the frame. Here’s a sneak peek of what the buses lookContinue reading “A Sneak Peek Inside Twin Transit’s Electric Bus Renovation”

Twin Transit Launches Dial-a-Ride Pilot Program

Many Lewis County residents struggle to access quality medical care and other essential services due to a lack of reliable transportation. This disproportionately affects our elderly population, individuals living with a disability, the socioeconomically disadvantaged, youth, and anyone who just needs a ride. At Twin Transit, we believe that transportation should never get in theContinue reading “Twin Transit Launches Dial-a-Ride Pilot Program”

Paratransit Gets a Face-LIFTT

Twin Transit is dedicated to getting you where you need to go. It all started when we launched our first fixed route bus service over 40 years ago. These initial routes slowly grew to encompass a large portion of the Twin Cities, stimulating economic development and providing access to employment, education, and life-essential services. TwinContinue reading “Paratransit Gets a Face-LIFTT”

Introducing: The Mellen Street e-Transit Station

Centralia’s Mellen Street Park & Ride is transforming into something new! When complete, the Mellen Street e-Transit Station will include electric bus wave induction charging, electric car charging, ample parking and visual enhancements. This new e-transit station will facilitate electric public transportation throughout the Twin Cities and along the Southwest Washington e-Transit Corridor, beginning withContinue reading “Introducing: The Mellen Street e-Transit Station”

The Future of Electric Transit

We have before us a tremendous economic and environmental opportunity. The availability of new, cost-saving, environmentally friendly technologies has given us the ability to transform our lives – and our communities – in a way that was never before possible. We must seize this opportunity and stride boldly into this new technological landscape. The firstContinue reading “The Future of Electric Transit”