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July 17, 2014

Proterra sells first 2nd-generation electric bus to Calif.

Foothill Transit became Proterra’s first customer and the first agency in the U.S. to operate EV buses in revenue service in 2010.


May 22, 2014

Calif. agency picks up NABI CNG bus option

The new Foothill Transit vehicles will be outfitted with what is being called the “new standard” — high-backed, reclining seats, adjustable reading lights, ample overhead parcel racks and new exterior livery.


October 25, 2013

Foothill Transit to unveil new fleet branding

It is the first complete redesign in the agency’s 25 year history. The new design pays homage to the original blue striping and bright white exterior while adding green, to mimic the hills of the foothill communities and convey the message that the agency provides a green transportation option.


June 17, 2013

Foothill Transit awards management contract to Veolia

Agency will not change its current operations contracts in place at two other maintenance facilities. Contract begins in July.


May 30, 2013

Calif.’s Foothill Transit moves to in-house management

Executive board voted 5 to 0 in favor of establishing the agency’s first ever in-house management team and to amend the agency’s contract with Veolia Transportation. Will transition most of the current management team to Foothill Transit’s employ. The change is expected to save the agency approximately $1 million a year.


October 20, 2010

Foothill Transit chief tapped for L.A. Access Services board

Doran Barnes, who is also the Executive Director of Foothill Transit in West Covina, Calif., will serve as the board’s Chairman for the next fiscal year.


August 31, 2010

Foothill to deploy first Proterra battery-electric bus

Beginning Sept. 3, the agency will launch the EcoRide BE35s and related fast charging stations into its existing bus fleet and transit routes with the goal of establishing a full fleet of clean-fueled vehicles by 2011.


July 9, 2010

Foothill Transit pilots electric bus

If the bus is successful for its initial route slated for September, officials say, a second route could be changed to use an electric bus.


July 2, 2009

Southern California adds NABI buses to fleet

The 30 buses feature low floors for quick, easy boarding, disc brakes, LED lighting and automatic next-stop announcements.


May 5, 2009

Foothill Transit, Proterra announce electric bus project

The project will be funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and will be deployed in early 2010 along Foothill Transit’s Line 291.


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