Intercity Transit, Thurston County’s public transportation provider, sees a high demand for its services. In 2015 it logged nearly 4.3 million passenger boardings on its fixed route service. To support this growing demand, it continues to install high quality, ruggedized solar lighting equipment and recently searched for a new supply. Urban Solar won top pick with its focus on solar LED solutions for the transportation industry.
“Urban Solar’s technology, which adapts to our short, overcast winter days in the South Puget Sound area, offers a remarkable and reliable product that enhances the safety of our passengers and improves the visibility of our operators,” remarked Jeff Brewster, Intercity Transit’s communications manager. “We are excited about maintaining our relationship.”
Intercity Transit chose Urban Solar’s RMS-60F model for its shelters and the PV-Stop for bus stop poles. Both solar lighting solutions are autonomous stand-alone systems, which reduce the need for disruptive and expensive trenching of utility poles. The PV-Stop and the RMS-60F also each come with an industry-leading five-year warranty, and are NRTL certified as a complete system by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
“Intercity Transit is an innovative agency and a leader for efficiency and renewable technology use within its bus stop and transit operations,” says Urban Solar President Jeff Peters. “This competitive award is further evidence of Urban Solar’s technology – high performance, reliable and independently safety certified solar powered LED lighting solutions.”