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Provide for the purchase of up to forty‐five 40‐Foot battery‐powered, zeroemissions, all‐electric fully accessible, public transit buses with en‐route charging capabilities. Also, included are necessary spare components and manpower costs associated with this procurement.

Service Board:Chicago Transit Authority
Program Category:Rolling Stock
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Proterra have manufactured six pilot buses with CTA inspectors on-site to conduct pre-ship acceptance inspections. The six pilot buses are expected to be delivered to CTA in 2019-Q4. CTA Bus Engineering staff will begin working with Proterra on the production of e-buses and the construction of the charging stations.
Information Updated:January 2020
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