LA Metro issues RFQ for battery electric and FC electric buses and charging equipment

LA Metro issues RFQ for battery electric and FC electric buses and charging equipment Image credit: LA Metro

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro, LACMTA) has released Request for Proposals for RFP No. OP118576 – Zero Emission Buses and Chargers. The proposals are due by August 30, 2024. A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on May 15, 2024

LACMTA aims to procure modern, twelve-year life, heavy duty, forty-foot (40’) zero-emission, Battery-Electric Buses (BEB) and Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Electric Buses (FCEB); spare parts; diagnostic test equipment; manuals; training aids; and charging infrastructure/support equipment, in accordance with the Contract and Technical Specifications. 

The buses shall be designed to provide maximum passenger appeal, appearance, accessibility, comfort, and safety for the widest possible range of passengers, including children, adults, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

Source: LA Metro