Long Beach gets $2.6B grant to add more battery-electric buses

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- The City of Long Beach will be getting more battery-electric buses.

Long Beach Transit (LBT) was one of 28 recipients of $2.6 billion in state transit grants.

The funds were awarded by the California State Transportation Agency (CSTA). The Long Beach Transit and Antelope Valley Transit Authority were awarded a total of $13,156,000 for their project dubbed "From the Desert to the Sea."

The projects aims to add zero-emission battery electric buses.