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Orange County expands California’s zero-emission footprint with another order from New Flyer

April 25, 2018 by Abhilasha Fullonton

(Source: Stockhouse) The new order helps expand the zero-emission footprint of public transportation across California, and adds sustainability to OCTA’s current fleet of just over 500 buses, which will serve communities throughout Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, and Westminster. OCTA and New Flyer are partners in the Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium (“FCEBCC”) project. This project is sponsored by a grant from the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) and is supported by the “California Climate Investments” (CCI) program. CCI is a statewide project that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities. Additional funding for the project comes from OCTA and the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The FCEBCC project is managed by the non-profit Center for Transportation and the Environment (“CTE”). Read full article…

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