TAG SEARCH RESULT: Street Sweepers

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August 31, 2017

Calif. City Switches to Renewable Natural Gas

The City of Long Beach, Calif., recently began dispensing renewable natural gas (RNG) at its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station. The station is used for the city’s growing fleet of refuse trucks and street sweepers.

May 16, 2017

CityVac Sweeper Attachment

Multihog’s CityVac sweeper attachment for its CX 55 & CX 75 tractors are ideal for street sweeping and sanitation in municipalities, highway networks, and facilities management.

May 12, 2017

Detroit Relaunches Street Sweeping Program

The City of Detroit Department of Public Works (DPW) has relaunched its residential street sweeping program after seven years. The city has purchased four street sweepers and plans to rent eight more.

April 11, 2017

Schwarze Street Sweepers Recalled for Air Brakes

The recall, expected to begin April 17, covers 129 vehicles at risk for unexpectedly stopping.

February 8, 2017

N.J. City Seeks to Replace 3-Year-Old Sweepers

The City of Paterson, N.J., is seeking $1 million to purchase new street sweepers only three years after it spent $1.24 million on the last batch.

January 24, 2017

Stewart-Amos Introduces Starfire-4c Street Sweeper

Stewart-Amos Sweeper Co., has introduced the Starfire S-4c, a heavy-duty mid-size mechanical broom street sweeper mounted on a highly maneuverable 19,500-GVWR non-CDL chassis.

December 1, 2016

Ore. City Deploys Fleet for Leaf Cleanup

The City of Hillsboro, Ore., is preparing for the seasonal weather ahead with its leaf pickup program for the fall and winter. Through the program, the city picks up about 4,500 to 4,700 cubic yards of leaf mulch every year, weighing more than 1.8 million pounds.

November 25, 2016

N.J. County Shares Services with Municipalities

The Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders (N.J.) approved a shared services contract with the Borough of North Arlington for the rental and usage of a county-owned street sweeper.

September 8, 2016

APWA 2016 Public Works Expo Vehicles

The American Public Works Association's (APWA) Public Works Expo (PWX) took place August 28-31 in Minneapolis, Minn. Here's a peek at the vehicles on the show floor.

August 22, 2016

St. Louis Uses Spirited Street Sweepers

St. Louis, Mo. has shown community pride through its street sweepers. It started in 2003, when the city started using a Cardinals-themed street sweeper.

January 29, 2016

Elgin Pelican Delivers Cleaner Curb Appeal

The three-wheel street sweeper, which features exceptional maneuverability, is also available as a waterless or an alternative-fuel sweeper.

November 4, 2015

Long Beach Switching Heavy Fleet to RNG From LNG

The City of Long Beach (Calif.) has transitioned its heavier vehicles to run on renewable liquid natural gas (RNG) and is discontinuing the use of fossil liquid natural gas (LNG) to reduce emissions and fuel costs, according to the agency.

July 8, 2015

Elgin Recalls Street Sweepers for Boom Risk

The action affects 66 Megawind MX trucks whose booms are at risk for detaching.

April 27, 2015

Audit: Calif. City Overpaid for Equipment Rentals, Street Sweeping

An audit found that the City of Industry, Calif., overpaid for its outsourced street sweeping services and equipment rentals provided by a company owned by a former mayor and his family.

December 12, 2014

Elgin Recalls Street Sweepers for Fire Risk

The action affects 92 2012-2014 model-year Broom Badger sweeper trucks with hydraulic systems at risk for overheating.

July 16, 2014

Dealer Tour: Municipal Mainteance Equipment

Municipal Maintenance Equipment, a California-based company, is a dealership selling equipment that includes Schwarze sweepers, Vac Con sewer and storm drain cleaners, Go4 parking enforcement vehicles, Schwarze road patchers, Tarco material handlers, and Spaulding paving equipment. Tray Hall, territory sales manager, gave Government Fleet a tour of one of the company's facilities in Placentia, Calif., and some of the vehicles in the shop.

July 1, 2014

Elgin Sweepers, Seagrave Fire Trucks Recalled for Seat Belts

Elgin Sweeper Co. and Seagrave Fire Apparatus are recalling street sweepers and fire vehicles to address faulty seat belts, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced.

May 21, 2014

Calif. City's LNG Sweepers Reducing Fuel Costs By 58%

The City of Long Beach (Calif.) has reduced its fuel costs by nearly 60% annually and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions, after updating its fleet of LNG-powered street sweepers six years ago.

May 21, 2014

The State of Street Sweepers

Street sweepers are evolving to meet user demand. From brooms to vacuums to air sweepers, fleet managers have more purchasing choices than ever before.

May 14, 2014

Colorado Springs Considers Outsourcing Street Sweeping

The City of Colorado Springs, Colo., which outsourced its fleet services beginning in January, is now considering outsourcing another city department — street sweeping.

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