Nation’s first electric double-decker buses arriving in Los Angeles

Following a trial period in October 2016, the first electric double-decker buses in the U.S. will hit Los Angeles County next year on a commuter line that runs to downtown Los Angeles. The Foothill Transit agency, which serves cities in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, will introduce the two new electric buses on its Silver Streak route. “As congestion intensifies across Southern California, every inch of road space matters, so increasing passenger occupancy while maintaining comfort and a singular bus footprint is a public transit solution we’re really excited to introduce,” said Foothill Transit Executive Director Doran Barnes in a statement.

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Source: Smart Cities Dive

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