Urban Solar has worked closely with Fleet Maintenance Specialists to develop the DryVGard, a personal protective barrier for bus drivers. Designed for small to medium sized buses, the DryVGard can be quickly retrofitted to existing rolling stock. Read more “Keeping Bus Drivers and Passengers Safe with DryVGard Shields”
BEAVERTON, OR – Urban Solar is pleased to announce the ten-year anniversary of our partnership with the City of Tempe, AZ.
The City of Tempe Transportation Division operates bus, light rail, streetcar and paratransit service. A leader in providing transit stop amenities for passengers, Tempe was one of the earliest mass adopters of solar security lighting systems for bus shelters. Read more “Celebrating a Decade of Working with the City of Tempe, AZ”
Urban Solar lighting systems have received across the board improvements that take advantage of the latest advances in solar, battery, LED, and cloud-based communications technologies.
Together, these upgrades allow latest-generation Urban Solar lighting systems to offer double the lighting performance at little to no additional cost to the customer. Read more “Across-the-Board System Upgrades Double Light Output and Reliability”
We have partnered with OutdoorLink in the deployment of our new PV Stop+ pole-mounted solar bus shelter lighting solution to provide enhanced safety for bus stops without shelters. OutdoorLink released their new SL-2-DC controller, an addition to their SmartLinkTM Asset Management System, designed to manage low voltage digital assets like bus stop lighting, real-time signage and illuminated advertising shelters. Read more “Urban Solar Partners with OutdoorLink to Deploy New PV Stop +”
Urban Solar is pleased to announce the release of an all new product, the PV Stop+.
Compatible with any bus stop pole, the PV Stop+ delivers twice the solar power, illumination and battery storage of previous generation PV Stop products. This additional power allows transit agencies to provide security lighting and e-paper real time signage (RTS) at their stops without the expense and hassle of connecting to the electrical grid. Read more “Urban Solar Introduces PV Stop + Security Lighting for Unsheltered Bus Stops”
As members of multiple committees within the American Public Transportation Association‘s (APTA) Business Members community, we’re excited by any opportunity to join others in the industry to discuss issues in public transportation, and the trends that are shaping its ridership and policy. Read more “Urban Solar Attending APTA Business Members Annual Meeting”
Our partner Tolar Manufacturing Co. has delivered 15 solar-powered bus shelters to the South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) for installation in the Reading, Pennsylvania area within the next month. Read more “Tolar Manufacturing Delivers 15 Solar-Powered Bus Shelters and Street Furniture to SCTA”
Urban Solar is excited to be attending the Canadian Urban Transit Association Annual Conference and Trade Show hosted by Calgary Transit in Calgary, AB.
Urban Solar is excited to be attending the 54th Annual Fall Conference and Expo hosted by the California Transit Association in Monterey.
Urban Solar is proud to have been awarded this multi-year project in the City of Vancouver to create a solution using Solar LED Lighting (SLL) series units placed at intervals along a 900 metre stretch of the Arbutus Greenway. Read more “Sustainable Greenway Project Gives Historical Corridor New Life”