Our Fleet

The City of Santa Clarita Transit has many types of vehicles to get you where you want to go. All our buses are wheelchair accessible with wheelchair lifts.  Our fleet represents the latest in bus technology ranging from Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueled to 60’ articulated (bendy) buses, to over the road commuter coaches.


City of Santa Clarita Transit NABI Buses

Manufacturer: North American Bus Industries (NABI)
Model: LFW-41
Fleet Numbers: 179 – 186
Fuel: CNG
Quantity: 8 buses
Seats: 40 passengers
Length: 40 feet
Year: 2008


City of Santa Clarita Transit Articulated Buses

ArtriculatedManufacturer: North American Bus Industries (NABI)
Model: 60-BRT
Fleet Numbers: 177 & 178
Fuel: CNG
Quantity: 2 buses
Seats: 60 passengers
Length: 60 feet
Year: 2007
In 2007, the City of Santa Clarita purchased two 60’ articulated buses.  These buses are known as “bendy” or “caterpillar-like”.  They are fueled by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and carry 60 passengers seated.  These buses can be found in Santa Clarita providing local service.


City of Santa Clarita Transit  New Flyer Buses

ArtriculatedManufacturer: NewFlyer
Model: C40LF / C40LFR
Fleet Numbers: 164-179 / 188-194
Fuel: CNG
Quantity: 21 buses
Seats: 38 passengers
Length: 40 feet
Year: 2005 / 2010

The City of Santa Clarita currently owns 21 NewFlyer buses. Acquired in 2005 and 2010, these buses were the first of the City’s fleet to use Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and sit low to the floor so passengers can enter the bus without using stairs.  These buses can be found in Santa Clarita providing local service.


City of Santa Clarita Transit  Gillig Buses

2014 Gillig for webManufacturer: Gillig
Model: Low Floor CNG
Fleet Numbers: 102-104 and 106-123
Fuel: CNG
Quantity: 21 buses
Seats: 42 passengers
Length: 40 feet
Year: 2013 and 2014

The Gillig is the “work horse” of the City’s local fleet.  The City currently owns 21 of these vehicles, which run on compressed natural gas (CNG) and sit low to the floor so passengers can enter the bus without using stairs.  These buses can be found in Santa Clarita providing local service.


City of Santa Clarita Transit  MCI Buses

ArtriculatedManufacturer: Motor Coach Industries (MCI)
Model: 102D, D4000, & D4500
Fleet Numbers: 226-229, 230-254
Fuel: Diesel
Quantity: 29 buses
Seats: 47 to 55 passengers
Length: 40 and 45 feet

The City of Santa Clarita’s fleet of MCI buses is used almost exclusively for Commuter Express transit service.  Our 29 buses travel out of the Santa Clarita Valley to locations such as Downtown Los Angeles, Warner Center, North Hollywood and Century City.  This fleet is commonly referred to as “over the road coaches” as they provide a small amount of comfort including padded seats and overhead bins to store items during your ride.


City of Santa Clarita Transit  Dial – A – Ride

Artriculated
Manufacturer: El Dorado
Model: El Dorado Aerotech (4) 2006
Model Number: Ford Starcraft (14) 2008, CNG
• 23′
• Seating Capacity = 13
Fleet Numbers: 350-353
Fuel: Gasoline
Quantity: 4 buses
Seats: 12 passengers
Length: 24 feet
Year: 2006

The City of Santa Clarita currently owns 4 El Dorado National vans for use in our Dial-a-Ride service.  Dial-a-Ride provides curb-to-curb shared ride service to citizens of the Santa Clarita Valley.  Dial-a-Ride is for people who are unable to ride a regularly scheduled City of Santa Clarita Transit bus because of a disability.  Many people need special help to get where they want to go. They may be an elderly person who is not able to walk several blocks to a bus, or to transfer from one bus to another. Maybe they were injured in an accident and need a wheelchair to get around. Or they might have been born with a condition that makes it difficult to understand how to get to different places on the bus.


City of Santa Clarita Transit  Hometown Trolley

ArtriculatedManufacturer: Chance American Heritage Streetcar
Model: AH-28
Fleet Numbers: 0101
Fuel: Diesel
Quantity:  1 bus
Seats: 28 passengers
Length: 35 feet

The City’s Hometown Trolley joined our fleet in 2007.  The American Heritage Streetcar features authentic turn-of-the-century styling, with Philippine mahogany and antique brass trim, and transit necessities such as two operator-controlled doors and a wheelchair lift.  This bus is primarily used for special events such as the Holly Jolly Holiday Trolley and special shuttles to various city facilities.

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