June 17, 2013
Brought about several initiatives, including a Dial-A-Lift service, the development and renovation of the First Street Transit Mall, and the AquaLink and AquaBus water taxis.
April 29, 2013
The order includes 11 60,000-lb. capacity two-piston models and one three-piston version rated at 90,000 lbs. Peterson Hydraulics will also lay an epoxy-coated floor with the new lifts.
March 25, 2013
Board of directors voted to award a $12.1 million contract to purchase 10 all-electric buses and charging equipment to BYD Motors Inc. a U.S. subsidiary of BYD Co. Ltd., a Chinese firm. The contract is funded mainly with a federal TIGGER grant.
September 7, 2012
The first fleet of about 64 CNG buses will complement the agency's fleet of hybrid electric-gasoline 40-foot buses and replace its smaller diesel buses.
July 19, 2012
Laurence (Larry) W. Jackson, in his fortieth year as a leader and innovator at the Calif.-based transit system, was named the “Outstanding Public Transportation Manager” for 2012.
April 4, 2012
Forty-eight contestants endured what was called Southern California’s worst winter rain storm to take on the challenge of maneuvering 40-foot buses through the Roadeo course set at Gardena Municipal Bus Line’s new state of the art transit facility.
May 9, 2011
Service allows students, faculty and staff to ride Long Beach Transit or Passport shuttles for free by swiping their ID cards. California State University, Long Beach officials are confident the service will return in the fall.
September 4, 2009
Transit planning information is also accessible by cellular phones, such as iPhone, Blackberry, WindowsMobile, S60, and other Java enabled phones.
June 24, 2009
LBT is also utilizing the center, which is on track for LEED-EB certification, as an opportunity to pilot and create sustainable policies for the agency’s overall management and operations.
April 24, 2009
San Diego-based ISE Corp., provided the hybrid-electric drive systems, while New Flyer Industries manufactured the new buses.
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