September 5, 2012
Recently awarded a contract by the Ventura County Transportation Commission to provide VISTA intercity bus service, Roadrunner Shuttle and Limousine Service will use the new facility for that operation and for storage of their propane autogas vehicle fleet.
March 21, 2012
Montebello Bus Lines' CNG fueling station was built by Clean Energy.
April 21, 2011
The new building will replace WRTA's current facility, a 77-year-old "trolley barn" that was converted to maintain and operate buses in the 1940s when the trolleys were phased out.
September 24, 2009
New 66,000-square-foot facility incorporates numerous sustainable features including the use of high-albedo concrete, a highly reflective concrete paving, in the vehicle maintenance yard used to keep the facility's microclimate cooler, as well as 80-kilowatt photovoltaic panels on the roof; an urban runoff system to filter storm water, detain and infiltrate most of the water on site; and reclaimed water for landscape irrigation.
April 8, 2009
The first laydown in the plant took place in late March and a 90-day period is scheduled to ensure proper plant ramp up. By the end of 2009, the daily production rate will be two vehicles per day, with the first customer deliveries taking place this fall.
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