The purpose of this report is to present the results from Central Contra Costa Transit Authority (County Connection) deployment of four electric buses in Concord, California. County Connection’s service area covers more than 200 square miles in the East Bay of in California. In February 2017, the agency began operating a fleet of four electric buses in its service area. The battery buses are 29-ft trolley-replica buses built by Gillig with an electric propulsion system by BAE Systems. County Connection operates its battery fleet on a free circulator route around Walnut Creek, California, with a layover stop at the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station. The agency installed two charging stations: plug-in chargers at the facility for overnight charging and a WAVE inductive charging pad at the BART stop for wireless charging during scheduled layovers. 

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Date: December 1, 2018

Countries: United States

States: California

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