Foothill Transit

West Covina, CA 91790


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100 South Vincent Avenue, Suite 200
West Covina, CA 91790
United States

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Foothill Transit provides fixed-route bus service to the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys and is governed by a joint powers authority of 22 member cities and the County of Los Angeles.

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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Foothill Transit orders 12 double deck, zero-emission buses from Alexander Dennis

Feb. 21, 2024
Foothill Transit's order of battery-electric Enviro500EV double deck buses from Alexander Dennis stands as the company's second order in the North American region.
ENC's Axess EVO-FC hydrogen fuel cell bus.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

ElDorado National California will supply Foothill Transit with hydrogen fuel cell buses

May 31, 2023
The new Axess EVO-FC hydrogen fuel cell buses will contribute to Foothill Transit’s ongoing commitment to operating a 100 percent zero-emissions bus fleet.
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Foothill Transit names LaShawn King Gillespie its next deputy CEO

April 14, 2023
Gillespie will begin her tenure April 28 following the retirement of Kevin Parks McDonald after a 23-year career at Foothill Transit.
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Foothill Transit has extended Keolis North America’s contract to continue operating services from Pomona yard facility.

Foothill Transit extends Keolis’ Pomona, Calif., yard contract

March 3, 2023
The four-year contract extends Keolis’ maintenance and operations activities that supports 147 vehicles.
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The Proterra Catalyst E2 can travel a nominal distance of 254 miles on a full charge.

Foothill Transit First to Launch Long-Range Proterra Electric Bus into Revenue Service

Nov. 1, 2017
On Friday, November 3, 2017, Foothill Transit will roll out bus #2600 into revenue service, marking the nation’s first ever launch of Proterra’s new long-range electric bus.

Keolis Launches Service on Eight-Year Contract to Operate and Maintain Foothill Transit

July 7, 2017
As the clock struck midnight on July 1st, Keolis Transit America took over the operations and maintenance of Foothill Transit-Pomona.

Keolis Awarded Contract to Provide Operations for Foothill Transit-Pomona

April 27, 2017
Keolis has announced that it has won an eight-year contract for the operation and maintenance of Foothill Transit. Keolis will assume management of the operation on July 1, 2017...

Foothill Transit Authority Recognized at Platinum Level for Significant Sustainability Accomplishments

As a result of its significant achievements in sustainability initiatives, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has recognized Foothill Transit for reaching the...
This is the second livery project CCW has undertaken for Foothill.

CCW has Begun Deliveries of Buses to Foothill Transit for Rehab and Repaint Project

Oct. 28, 2016
Complete Coach Works (CCW) has begun bus deliveries of rehabilitated articulated buses to Foothill Transit in Los Angeles County.

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Foothill Transit will add hydrogen fuel-cell buses to its fleet mix and is planning for the construction of a hydrogen fueling station.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Foothill Transit approves contracts that will advance its hydrogen fuel-cell fleet plans

Oct. 8, 2021
New Flyer will provide 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses, while Clean Energy Fuels Corp. will design, construct and maintain the authority’s hydrogen station.
Transit employees from across the nation joined efforts in a new video encouraging mask wearing while using public transit.
Safety & Security

Transit agencies join forces to promote mask usage

Jan. 8, 2021
The agencies have produced a video with “a simple task” request of riders: Wear a mask.
Twenty-eight employers had representatives at the fair, including SEPTA, Metra, Amtrak, Keolis, HDR, Proterra and the Port Authority of NY&NJ.

Industry News - July/August 2013

July 12, 2013
Hiring Our Heroes A veteran’s job fair hosted by the American Public Transportation Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was held on June 4, 2013 in conjunction with the...

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In August, Foothill Transit made Line 291, which serves Pomona, the region's first all-electric, fast-charge bus line in Southern California.

Zero Emissions Ecoliner Expanding Service to New Lines

March 5, 2015
Foothill Transit is now running three fast-charge, zero emissions Ecoliner buses on Line 855, a community connector that serves Claremont and Pomona, with stops near the Claremont...

CA: Foothill Transit Board Authorizes $17M Bus Purchase

May 22, 2014
Foothill Transit’s Executive Board authorized staff to execute an option that would allow the agency to purchase 30 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled, 42-foot vehicles for a...

CA: Foothill Transit Elects New Board Members, Approves Budget

May 22, 2014
Bus replacement, customer service, sustainability and transit technology were among the initiatives approved unanimously by the Foothill Transit Governing Board at their annual...
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Foothill Transit Director of Maintenance and Vehicle Technology Roland Cordero honored with a Sustainability All Star Award.

Foothill Transit's Roland Cordero Named 2013 Sustainability All Star by Green Fleet Magazine

Oct. 7, 2013
Foothill Transit Director of Maintenance and Vehicle Technology Roland Cordero honored with a Sustainability All Star Award by Green Fleet Magazine, one of 40 fleet professionals...

CA: Foothill Transit to Award Contract to Veolia Transportation to Manage Customer Service and Transit Stores

June 17, 2013
Foothill Transit’s Executive Board voted 5-0 in favor of awarding a contract to Veolia Transportation to manage its customer service and transit stores.

CA: Foothill Transit to Transition to In-House Management

May 29, 2013
Foothill Transit’s Executive Board voted 5-0 in favor of establishing the agency’s first ever in-house management team and voting to amend the agency’s contract with Veolia Transportati...

LaShawn King Gillespie Receives Woman of the Year Award

April 12, 2013
Foothill Transit's LaShawn King Gillespie was recently recognized by Senator Ed Hernandez at an awards ceremony to honor the 2013 Women of Achievement for the 24th Senate District...