17 May '18, 4pm

@sfmta_muni commits to #all-electric bus fleet by 2035

San Francisco Muni's fleet of low-emissions electric-hybrid vehicles run on battery, as well as clean, renewable diesel. Photo: SFMTA Mayor Mark Farrell and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates Muni, announced San Francisco’s commitment to have an all-electric bus fleet by 2035. This means that the SFMTA will only purchase all-electric buses starting in 2025 to meet the goal for 2035. The SFMTA Board of Directors approved a resolution supporting the commitment towards an all-electric bus fleet. Muni currently operates the largest fleet of zero-emissions electric trolley buses. Trolley buses, like all light rail, streetcar, and cable car vehicles, run on 100 percent greenhouse gas-free Hetch Hetchy electricity via overhead wires. Muni also runs a fleet of low-emissions electric-hybrid vehicles. The electric-hybrid vehicles run on battery...

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