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Long Beach Transit

The Fleet Test and Evaluation team worked with California-based Long Beach Transit to study the in-service performance of hybrid buses manufactured by New Flyer and equipped with ISE's ThunderVolt hybrid drive systems. The two-year evaluation, which was conducted between July 2005 and June 2007, compared 10 of the agency's 47 hybrid buses with 10 of its 138 diesel buses.

The results of this study are featured in Long Beach Transit: Two-Year Evaluation of Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Transit Buses.