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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:CTA completed the bus configuration with Proterra in December 2018. Bus engineering conducted one onsite meeting with Proterra in Q4‐2018 for the pilot bus built. Bus design reviews are currently ongoing and the bus build is scheduled to start late Q2‐2019 and complete in Q3‐2019.
Information Updated:July 2019
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