City of Santa Monica Battery Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is working with the City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) in California to purchase and deploy one GILLIG battery-electric bus, with plans to purchase and deploy additional BEBs in the future. BBB is...

Napa Valley Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is working with Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency (NCTPA) and the VINE transit agency on deploying 11 BYD 30′ battery electric buses. These 11 BEBs will replace diesel buses in VINE’s...

Honolulu Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment is partnering with the Department of Transportation Services for the City and County of Honolulu (DTS) to deploy five GILLIG electric buses with depot charging. Hawaii enacted a law requiring 100% renewable electric...

Off-Road Electric Top Loader

The Center for Transportation and the Environment is working with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on a Low Carbon Transportation and Fuels Investments and Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) project to develop and demonstrate an electric top loader at the...

LA Metro Collision Avoidance & Mitigation

The Center for Transportation and the Environment is partnering with LA Metro and New Flyer to work on technology related to buses and pedestrian collisions. The project will demonstrate and evaluate collision avoidance and mitigation technology on 40 transit buses...

San Diego Zero Emission Bus Roadmap & Pilot Program

The Center for Transportation & the Environment (CTE) will be working with San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) to assist with their Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Pilot Program. CTE will build a model using real-world route data and simulate bus performance in...

Goodwill Battery Electric Delivery Trucks

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) will be providing engineering and planning support to develop an electric vehicle program with Goodwill in San Francisco, California. This project will successfully deploy zero-emission vehicles that will collect...

Lane Transit Electric Bus Deployment

CTE is working with Lane Transit District (LTD) in Oregon to deploy five 40 ft BYD K9M battery electric buses already at LTD, as well as deploy additional buses through a new award. CTE will serve as project manager for the LTD and will provide technical assistance...

AC Transit Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), has partnered over the years to deploy a number of electric buses. The project descriptions are as follows: CTE is managing a battery electric project for AC Transit to deploy five New Flyer...

TriMet Electric Bus Deployment

CTE, in partnership with Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), is managing the deployment of five battery electric New Flyer Xcelsior XE40 buses with on-route fast charging and depot charging in the Portland area. CTE is employing our...

Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium

CTE is currently managing a large-scale, zero-emission fuel cell electric bus project, and has assembled a strong team of private and public partners including the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA),...

Central Contra Costa Transit Authority Electric Bus Deployment

CTE, in partnership with Central Contra Costa Transit (CCCTA) is managing the deployment of four Gillig zero emission battery electric buses. Under this project, CCCTA will expand their existing electric bus service from 13 to 17 buses. The buses will be capable of...

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District Electric Bus Deployment

CTE has partnered with Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO) to deploy three BYD buses and one inductive charging system. The buses will operate on Highway 17 Express connecting Santa Cruz residents with jobs in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley....

LAVTA Research and Development Project

CTE will provide on-call multi-discipline research, development, design, and project management support services for various projects associated with Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority’s fleet management and transition to an all-electric and zero emissions bus...

SolTrans Route & Technology Analysis

CTE is providing a series of analyses in support of SolTrans’ transition to a zero-emission fleet. CTE started with a Route & Technology Analysis to assess the viability for using battery electric buses on selected routes within the SolTrans fixed route network....

SunLine Center of Excellence

CTE is assisting SunLine Transit Agency in the development of the Center of Excellence in Zero-Emission Technology (CoEZET). CoEZET is a workforce training program focused on maintaining and operating zero-emission buses in public fleets. Public and private...

Zero Emission Cargo Transportation Fuel Cell Drayage Truck Project

CTE joins a team led by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in a project to design, build, and demonstrate a zero-emission drayage truck for goods movement between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and inland freight terminals. Because this...

Public Hydrogen Fueling Stations

CTE is working with various project teams to install public hydrogen fueling stations at strategic locations in California. CTE will work with our member Linde LLC to build two stations in San Ramon and at the Oakland International Airport and will assist with project...

UPS Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Delivery Van Demonstration

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and UPS have joined to develop a zero emission fuel cell hybrid electric delivery van as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) investment to commercialize cost effective hydrogen technologies.  In...

Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Fuel Cell Bus

In partnership with Orange County Transportation Authority in Orange County, California, CTE built an ElDorado-BAE Systems “All American” fuel cell bus and will demonstrate the technology in public revenue service for two years starting in 2016. The...

Northern California Advanced Vehicle Technologies Program (NorthCAT)

CTE has partnered with University of California-Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) and seven other organizations to develop a Northern California Center for Alternative Transportation Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies (NorthCAT). The...

DDJC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilot Program

CTE is managing a contract for the development of a Department of Defense (DOD) hydrogen pilot program at the Defense Depot San Joaquin (DDJC), in Tracy, CA. The project includes the development of a hydrogen pilot at DDJC utilizing twenty hydrogen-powered forklifts...

Fort Lewis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilot Program

CTE has contracted to provide a turnkey hydrogen and fuel cell demonstration project at the U.S. Army’s Forces Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, WA. The project includes the key elements of a clean hydrogen energy cycle: A renewable energy supply in...

SunLine Fuel Cell Bus Purchase

CTE completed the first procurement of a fuel cell bus under a standard RFP process.  CTE delivered a 40ft heavy-duty transit bus in partnership with ElDorado National, BAE Systems, and Ballard Power Systems to SunLine Transit in 2015. This procurement represents a...

Long Beach Transit Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with Long Beach Transit (LBT) in Long Beach, CA has partnered over the years to deploy a number of electric buses. The project descriptions are as follows: CTE and LBT is purchasing and deploying up to 10 30/35-foot coaches will replace...