Urban Solar joins Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association

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Urban Solar joins Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association

Urban Solar is pleased to announce its new membership with the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association (PPTA).

The PPTA is a professional trade organization that advocates and strengthens the role of public transportation for all of Pennsylvania.

With this membership, Urban Solar joins industry professionals representing urban systems, industry suppliers, consultants and government agencies interested in progressive public transportation policies.  This exciting new opportunity allows Urban Solar to participate in the process and development of public policy, and engage in a forum to promote public transportation’s commitment to service.

“We are honored to be associated with the PPTA,” says Urban Solar Senior Business Development Manager John Joynt, who has volunteered to sit on one of the PPTA’s committees as an advisor. “Our 75 years of solar design experience can be used to efficiently improve amenities at stops and shelters, and we look forward to assisting the association in any way we can.”

About PPTA

The Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association provides leadership, support and technical assistance through a unified voice to improve the quality of life for its community. The PPTA builds upon 37 years of collective history and sets the standard for the transportation industry into the 21st century by promoting awareness and support throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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From our customers:

“Urban Solar’s technology adapts to our short, overcast winter days and offers a remarkable and reliable product. It enhances passenger’s safety and operator visibility.”

– Jeff Brewster, Intercity Transit

“The new Urban Solar improvements and technology have increased ridership more than 20 percent and decreased costs by about 35 percent.”

– Richard Tree, Porterville Transit

“Initial costs to supply and install these lights are lower compared to conventional systems. We will do more of these installations as pathway lighting needs arise.”

– Gary Darrah, District of Saanich