Big Blue Bus Awarded $5.9 Million for New CNG Buses in California
Big Blue Bus (BBB) has announced it will receive $6.9 million from the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5307 discretionary fund to upgrade the agency’s fleet and create bus stops for its new Expo related service.
Big Blue Bus was given $5.9 million to upgrade the agency’s all-alternative fuel bus fleet. The funds will purchase nine replacement CNG buses. The new vehicles will replace buses that have been on the road more than 12 years. Big Blue Bus also received $1 million for new bus stop improvements.
Big Blue Bus operates a fleet of 189 vehicles transporting more than 61,000 passengers daily. The entire fleet operates on alternative fuels, including both LNG and CNG.