Southern California Transit Advocates is having a presentation by Macy Neshati Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Complete Coach Works on their 100% electric Zero Emission Propulsion System for remanufactured transit bus. Question and answer discussion will follow.
Welcome back to #DamienTalks! Today, #DamienTalks with Roland Cordero with Foothill Transit. Did you know Foothill Transit was the first transit agency in the country to have a completely electric bus route? I didn’t. It’s kind of cool. It may have taken eight episodes, but we finally got around to interviewing our sponsor. In recent […]
At the American Public Transit Association’s annual meeting in downtown Los Angeles, electric bus maker Proterra unveiled its new Catalyst E2 transit bus. The Catalyst E2 electric bus is “named for its unprecedented Efficient Energy (E2) storage capacity.” According to Proterra: [A]n E2 series vehicle achieved a new milestone at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds where it logged more […]
LADOT announce the first of four 35-foot electric buses that will serve downtown L.A.
Long Beach Transit (LBT) is considering two common, albeit game-changing RFPs (depending on their decisions): to purchase new buses that fit within the so-called alternative fuel sectors–that is, hybrid, CNG, or electric. Before I even make another statement, there are two that shouldn’t even be on that list–and it isn’t electric. As dollar signs float […]
Not quite a cartoon, but today we feature a comedian. Watch the above 2012 video from Jay Leno’s Garage where Leno learns the ins and outs of the latest in electric bus technology, specifically Foothill Transit’s electric buses manufactured by Proterra which recently introduced an upgraded model. The bus features a steel-free balsa wood and fiberglass […]
This week, #DamienTalks with Wes Reutimann, the executive director of Bike SGV. With Bike Month nearly half over, it seemed as good a time as any to get an update on the state of bicycle advocacy in the San Gabriel Valley. Of course we discuss the open streets mega-event 626, but there’s a lot of […]