𝘿𝙞𝙙 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙠𝙣𝙤𝙬? The large TARTA vehicles run on biodiesel, a renewable, biodegradable fuel manufactured domestically from vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled restaurant grease.
TARTA is currently researching more renewable energy sources, like vehicles fueled by hydrogen fuel cells and electricity, to keep the region moving into a greener, more sustainable future.
Efficiency By Design…
The TARPS facility at Knapp St includes a geothermal heating and cooling system, solar panels, skylights, reflective roofing and earth sheltering for energy efficiency.
Striking Out Litter in Toledo…
Team TARTA has been an enthusiastic participant in the City of Toledo’s Litter League. Along with other organizations hundreds of bags of litter have been removed.
52.223-22 Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representation
Starting in 2023, TARTA intends for all remaining transit vehicle procurements to be Zero Emission Buses (ZEB) until the fleet is fully transitioned. TARTA is expected to reach its transition to a zero-emission fleet by 2035. The expected total capital cost of vehicles for the transition to a ZEB fleet is estimated at $180 million. TARTA is prepared to pursue funding opportunities at the federal, state, and local level in order to achieve this goal.
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