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Foothill Transit shares their roadmap with Metro on going green

by Emily Guerin | AirTalk®

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A public transit bus passes a gas station in the Los Angeles area city of Glendale, California. David McNew/Getty Images

The nation’s second largest transit agency today committed to switching all of its buses to zero emissions technology by 2030.

The agency plans to begin by electrifying the Orange Line, a bus line that runs from North Hollywood through the San Fernando Valley, before 2020. The Silver Line, which runs from downtown LA to San Pedro, comes next, in 2021.

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Guests:

Emily Guerin, KPCC’s environmental reporter who’s been following the story

Doran Barnes, executive director of the Foothill Transit, which started its electric bus program in 2010

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