New Jersey Transit (NJT) plans to transform 16 agency garages as part of a clean energy strategy that will convert their entire bus fleet to zero-emission operations by 2040.
The country’s fifth-largest bus transit system is undertaking a multi-stage electrification overhaul at five maintenance garages, including Hilton Bus Garage. The 180,000-square-foot facility serves the Newark region.
Burns is supporting AECOM to design and oversee fleet electrification systems, structural upgrades, and a building systems overhaul. The modernization project involves:
The Hilton Garage renovations are scheduled to complete by the end of 2025.
Burns is also conducting State of Good Repair surveys to identify facility upgrades across the agency’s 15 other garages. The surveys will ensure charging and power-supply infrastructure can be integrated while maintaining uninterrupted mission-critical operations.