SO.CA.T.A.: Converting transit buses to all electric

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.

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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 […]

Long Beach Transit, Please Go (More) Electric

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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 […]

Cartoon Tuesday: Jay Leno Drives Foothill Transit’s Electric Bus

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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 […]