City of Ames Transit Zero-Emission Bus Planning Study

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) was selected by the Ames Transit Agency (CyRide) in Iowa to create their Zero-Emission Bus (ZEB) Roadmap. The ZEB Roadmap will provide a feasibility and deployment plan determining actions and costs that would...

Laketran Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is partnering with Laketran in Lake County, Ohio to deploy three Proterra battery electric buses, with plans to expand the electric fleet in the near future. CTE will work alongside Laketran to successfully...

APTA Procurement Guidelines for BEBs and Infrastructure

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) was selected by the American Public Transportation Association to create procurement guidelines related to battery-electric buses and battery-electric bus charging infrastructure for publication through the APTA...

County of Hawai’i Renewable Fuel Bus Study

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is partnering with the County of Hawai’i to conduct a renewable fuel bus planning study. The County of Hawai’i is planning to convert its fleet to renewable energy – using the islands’ abundant...

City of Spokane Zero-Emission Bus Planning Study

The Center for Transportation & the Environment (CTE) will be working with Spokane Transit Authority (STA) to create a planning study in order to completely convert their fleet to zero-emission buses. While the analysis will encompass STA’s entire...

City of Gainesville Electric Bus Program

The Center for Transportation and the Environment is working with the City of Gainesville, Florida’s Regional Transit System (RTS) to deploy two GILLIG battery electric buses and two ChargePoint charging stations. The zero-emission buses are expected to enter...

Broward County Transit Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and Broward County Transit are working together to deploy 10 electric BYD 45′ over-the-road buses. These zero-emission buses will not only replace 10 diesel buses but also contribute to the region’s...

Bridgeport Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is working in partnership with Greater Bridgeport Transit, CTtransit, and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) to deploy 12 Proterra 40′ E2 Max battery electric buses. The project will be...

The City of Columbia Electric Bus Deployment

CTE is working with the City of Columbia, Missouri (COMO) to deploy three 30’ BYD K7M battery electric buses. The battery electric buses are replacing aging diesel vehicles. By deploying these advanced technology buses, the City of Columbia is reducing its energy...

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...

Port Arthur Electric Bus Program

The Center for Transportation and the Environment will be working with the City of Port Arthur, Texas to deploy six Proterra electric buses. CTE will model the Port Arthur routes and the bus model to predict the performance of the bus on the expanded route. By...

VIA Metro Battery Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment will be working with VIA Metro in San Antonio, Texas to deploy eight battery electric buses and construct a charging station. The project was made possible by the funding of the Low-No Grant program through the Federal...

Madison Battery Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment will be working with the City of Madison, Wisconsin’s Metro Transit to deploy three Proterra E2 battery electric buses. CTE will also provide Metro Transit with bus modeling, route simulation, and technical...

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...

Mountain Line Electric Bus Deployment

The Center for Transportation and the Environment will be working with the City of Missoula and Mountain Line in Missoula, Montana to deploy the city’s first electric buses. The project was made possible by the funding of the Low-No Grant program through the Federal...

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...

City of Wilsonville Zero-Emission Bus Project

The Center for Transportation and the Environment will be working with the City of Wilsonville in Wilsonville, Oregon on deploying 2 to 3 Proterra battery electric buses (BEBs). We will be performing route modeling, rate modeling, cost analyses, and providing input on...

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...

Delaware Transit Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with Delaware Transit Corporation (DART), has partnered over the years to deploy a number of electric buses. The project descriptions are as follows: CTE and DART will deploy six 35′ Proterra Catalyst buses with on-route and depot charging....

City of Shreveport Electric Bus Deployment

CTE has partnered with the City of Shreveport, LA to deploy five Proterra 35’ Catalyst buses with depot charging. The buses will operate on three routes and also use an overhead fast charger for range extension. The fast charger location at the new central intermodal...

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....

Clemson Area Transit Electric Bus Deployment

CTE is working with Clemson Area Transit (CATbus) to deploy 10 battery electric buses. CTE will assist CATbus with an RFP process to select the bus provider. Leveraging the successful deployment of the nation’s first zero emission transit fleet in Seneca, SC, the goal...

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....

Tempe Streetcar

CTE has been commissioned by the City of Tempe to investigate battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell technologies that can allow a streetcar to operate “off-wire” (without the traditional over- head catenary system) on a three-mile route planned through downtown...

Cobb Community Transit Zero-Emission Circulator Bus Project

CTE will conduct a Route & Technology Analysis based on battery electric buses for the planned Cumberland Circulator, which will serve existing commercial, retail, and residential development.  The deliverable resulting from this scope of work will include a...

Boston Electric Bus Deployment

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is partnering with CTE to deploy five battery electric New Flyer Xcelsior XE60 heavy-duty, low-floor, 60-ft articulated buses and a 450 kW on-route rapid charger. Project partners also include CTE members Siemens and...

Duluth Electric Bus Deployment

CTE will partner with Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) in Duluth, MN and Proterra for this battery electric bus deployment. This FTA LoNo funded program will deploy six Proterra 40′ fast charge battery electric buses with two in-route fast charge stations. CTE...

LexTran Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with LexTran, the Transit Authority of the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government (LexTran), in Lexington, KY has partnered over the years to deploy a number of electric buses. The project descriptions are as follows: CTE and LexTran are...

Houston-Galveston Zero-Emission Delivery Vehicle Demo

The Houston-Galveston Area Council and CTE have partnered with UPS and Workhorse Group to demonstrate the effectiveness of all-electric vehicles for the transportation of manufactured goods and products. The goal of the project is to determine if these vehicles can...

Southeast Regional EV Readiness Planning Program

CTE was also selected by DOE’s Clean Cities Initiative to lead a project that will establish a comprehensive, tri-state (Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina) readiness and deployment strategy for electric vehicles (EV) and EV infrastructure. The program will...

Howard County Inductive Electric Bus Deployment

In coordination with MTA and Howard County, CTE will replace three diesel body-on-chassis vehicles with lightweight, purpose-built BYD electric buses. The electric buses will be charged through a Momentum Dynamics inductive charger that will be located in downtown...

Worcester Clean Fuels Project

CTE is managing a project in Worcester, MA to replace six diesel transit buses with six zero-emission all-electric buses. Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) will use Proterra’s EcoRide BE-35 Fast Charge Battery Electric transit buses, which are purpose...

Seneca Electric Bus Fleet Project

CTE, in partnership with Seneca, SC and Clemson Area Transit is managing a bus replacement project in which three conventionally fueled diesel transit buses will be replaced with three 35′ Fast Charge Battery Electric transit buses, operating as a fare-free...

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...

VIA Metropolitan Transit Data Collection

CTE and the University of Texas at Austin – Center for Electromechanics collaborated with VIA to secure funding for a pilot project that will replace three standard diesel transit buses with three composite-body, zero emission, quick charge electric buses in...

National Clean Diesel Campaign Project With Delta Airlines

CTE has been awarded funding from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Clean Diesel Campaign to lead a project that will reduce diesel emissions from the ground support equipment (GSE) at the new all electric, LEED-certified terminal at...

StarMetro Electric Bus Program

CTE, in partnership with StarMetro transit agency in Tallahassee, FL, is managing a bus replacement project in which five conventionally fueled diesel transit buses will be replaced with five 35′ composite-body electric transit buses. The project provides a...