Public Transit

North America’s Favorite Electric Bus

The transit industry is rapidly transitioning to battery-electric vehicles, with more and more cities across the continent making commitments to 100% zero-emission transportation. Purpose-built to be electric, the Proterraregistered ZX5 bus enables transit agencies to significantly reduce operating costs while delivering clean, quiet transportation to local communities across North America. With the greatest range and efficiency of any battery-electric bus in its class, the ZX5 is designed to serve the daily mileage needs of nearly every transit route on a single charge.

Simplify The Transition To Battery-Electric Vehicles

Proterra goes beyond the bus to offer solutions for public transit agencies to install and manage the charging infrastructure to power electric fleets. Proterra Energytrademark fleet solutions simplify your transition to an electric fleet with turn-key energy delivery for heavy-duty electric fleets, including design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and optimization of the complete energy ecosystem.

More Than 100 Public Transit Customers

To date, Proterra has helped more than 100 public transit customers throughout the continent implement battery-electric buses and charging infrastructure, powering the shift to 100% electric fleets.


New York, NY


Asheville, NC


Greensboro, NC


Stockton, CA


San Antonio, TX


Santa Clara, CA

The Proterra Powered™ S1LF Shuttle Bus from Optimal

Designed to make public transit even more accessible for all passengers, the S1LF Shuttle Bus from Optimal-EV combines Optimal’s proven mobility solutions and Proterra’s industry-leading battery technology for an easy-access, ADA-compliant shuttle bus. The S1LF vehicle represents the first all-electric low-floor cutaway shuttle bus for the North American market.

The Proterra Powered™ All-Electric ZDi Transit Bus from Bustech

Built for optimal performance even on Australia’s hottest days, the all-electric ZDi transit bus from Bustech combines Bustech’s integrated chassis platform and Proterra’s industry-leading advanced EV technology. The ZDi offers high-performance, zero-emission transportation that helps transit operators achieve Australia’s electrification goals while providing a superior rider experience.