Phoenix’s Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) awarded New Flyer a contract for up to 21 (or 42 equivalent units or “EUs”) heavy-duty 60-foot Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.

The contract includes a firm order for 10 (20 EU) 60-foot Xcelsior CNG buses value at approximately $9 million dollars with the option to purchase up to an additional 11 (22 EU) XN60 buses over the five-year contract term.

The 10 XN60 buses will be use as replacement buses for RPTA’s fleet that have reached the end of their useful life.