SunMetroSun Metro makes major improvements to El Paso’s public transportation system.  

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

A booming economy is sprouting a number of improvements in El Paso, the largest metro area on the border of Texas and Mexico. Contributing to this burgeoning economic growth is the Sun Metro Mass Transit Department, which has been responsible for roughly $450 million in major enhancements to the Texan city’s public transportation system in the past 10 years. 

City of SeattleThe City of Seattle is executing on its plans to improve public health by reducing emissions in its fleet, demonstrating its ongoing leadership in environmental efforts.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

When Philip Saunders was working as Washington’s state vehicle contract manager, he helped Washington become the first state to get the Chevy Bolt as part of its effort to double its electric fleet. He ordered 101 Bolts – showing their initial price tag (higher than that of gasoline-powered models) actually saved taxpayers money over the Bolt’s lifetime, as well as improving emissions, leading to cleaner air. Saunders was proud to beat the always-progressive California in this effort, and now he is adding to his sustainable accomplishments by greening the fleet of the City of Seattle

City of DurhamDurham Fleet Management Department captures a plethora of data on its equipment and vendors to ensure it remains one of the leading fleets in the country. 

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

The city of Durham Fleet Management Department is uniquely positioned in that it oversees only the city’s equipment and vehicles, ensuring each department receives equal treatment and service. “We manage the city’s fleet from cradle to grave,” Fleet Management Director Joe Clark says. “When fleet management falls under another department, it might be an afterthought. We are proud to play a supporting role to the city’s departments.” 

Utah DOTUtah DOT’s Fleet Department faces issues, but does all it can to keep the state’s roads safe.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

In Utah, the state’s mountainous areas get a lot of snow, and its snow plows are heavily used in those areas. The lower, desert areas, however, get completely different weather, and not near the same amount of snowfall. These are all conditions the Utah Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Fleet Department has to consider to keep residents and travelers safe, while also dealing with the other issues fleet managers face. 

CoorsCoors Distributing Company makes logistical enhancements to its warehouse operations to keep up with a growing demand.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media 

In order to accommodate its fast-growing business, Coors Distributing Company is making logistical enhancements to its warehouse operations. “Our portfolio has grown significantly over the last eight years and continues to expand,” says Steve Rose, operations director. “In order to meet this demand we need to innovate and invest in new processes and technology.”  

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