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Posts tagged as: Foothill Transit

Foothill Transit Board authorizes $17 million bus purchase

Foothill Transit’s Executive Board authorized staff to execute an option that would allow the agency to purchase 30 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled, 42-foot vehicles for a total of $17,145,720.

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Ecoliners seamlessly integrate for full service

The Proterra EcoRide BE35 was dubbed the Ecoliner by Foothill Transit.

Foothill Transit sees great success from its zero-emission buses.

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All-electric buses make inroads

As all-electric buses continue to make greater inroads into the motorcoach and transit industries, the terminology is slowly changing from miles-per-gallon to miles-per-kilowatt. Although the Chinese have been using some form of electric bus for years, an increasing number of agencies in the U.S. are accepting and utilizing all-electric transit vehicles. Fleets now sport sleek, all-electric vehicles with the capacity to save thousands of dollars over a vehicle’s lifetime. Also, technology has improved to the point where recharging can be done in minutes.

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Foothill Transit set to launch electric Ecoliner

Beginning September 3, Foothill Transit will launch the Ecoliner, the world’s first heavy duty electric bus.

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