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Long Beach Transit restarts RFP process for electric buses

Posted on September 25, 2014

LONG BEACH, Calif. — After a tumultuous attempt at procuring a mini-fleet of electric, zero-emission buses (ZEBs), which ultimately resulted in failure, Long Beach Transit (LBT) has restarted the Request for Proposal (RFP) process to build 10 ZEBs, the Long Beach Post reported.

RELATED: Long Beach Transit, BYD mutually terminate electric bus contract

The bid will be paid for partially through the Department of Transportation's Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) grant, which was awarded to LBT nearly three years ago, according to the report.

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