When it comes public transit, nothing is more flexible than a bus that runs under it’s own portable power source. New routes or extensions to existing routes, can be started up quickly and at much lower cost than an LRT. This is one of the reasons why we are seeing a push to manufacture electric buses suitable for commercial purposes.
Ten of the most polluted cities in America are located in California. This has caused the state has taken a high interest in the Proterra electric bus.