MBTA/CalACT Purchasing Cooperative

Want to become a Member of the MBTA/CALACT Purchasing Cooperative?

The MBTA/CALACT Purchasing Cooperative provides a federal and California State compliant purchasing solution that allows you to select, not settle for the vehicle that best meets your transit needs. The Cooperative offers a variety of ADA compliant vehicles from a low floor minivan to large cutaway vehicles. Contact us to learn more on the buses offered on the CalACT cooperative by A-Z Bus Sales.

(CNG & Propane Options Available)
Vehicles include Elkhart and Glaval.

Class B

Available vehicle includes the Glaval Bus T-350, Commute model.

Class T-350

Available vehicle includes the Glaval Concord II
Ford F-650 bus.

F-650 Chassis

(CNG & Propane Options Available)
Vehicle includes the Glaval Entourage F-550.

F-550 Chassis

Available vehicle includes the Glaval Bus Legacy Freightliner S2C

Freightliner

Available vehicles include ARBOC Spirit of Mobility.

Low Floor Buses

Available vehicle includes Nor Cal Vans.

Vans

Available vehicle includes Braun Entervan.

Low Floor Vans

On behalf of the California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CalACT), the Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA) announced the awards of two zero-emissions platforms to A-Z Bus Sales (A-Z Bus). The awards were under MBTA’s recent RFP 19-01 bid. A-Z Bus is excited to receive a contract for both the Diamond Coach VIP cutaway shuttle bus and the Nor Cal Vans Ford Transit van, both powered by Lightning Systems’ all-electric zero-emission drivetrains.
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To request a quote or for additional information on a VMI/Revability Van, please call A-Z Bus Sales or complete the form below, A regional sales manager will contact you shortly.

For more information please contact the Commercial/Transit Division or complete and submit this form. 

To request a quote or for additional information on a BraunAbility Van, please call A-Z Bus Sales or complete the form below, A regional sales manager will contact you shortly.

To request a quote or for additional information on a ADA shuttle bus, please call A-Z Bus Sales or complete the form below, A regional sales manager will contact you shortly.

For more information please complete and submit this form.
An A-Z Bus Sales Team member will contact you shortly.

For more information please contact the Commercial/Transit Division or complete and submit this form. 

Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford Transit 350HD Passenger Van
GVWR
10,360 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
148 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW) and Level 3 (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS Combo
Efficiency
61 MPGe / EPA City and 66 MPGe / EPA Highway
All Electric Range*
60 miles     |     120 miles
Battery Capacity
43 kWh     |     86 kWh
Charge Time
5.5 hours (Level 2)     |       11.25 hours (Level 2)

1 hour (Level 3)           |       1.5 hours (Level 3)
Payload and Passenger Capacity**
15 passengers including driver
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
215 HP (160 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
733 lb-ft (994 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior
Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford E-450 Shuttle, Cutaway, Stripped Chassis
GVWR
14,500 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
176 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW) and Level 3 (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS-1 Combo
Efficiency
61 MPGe / EPA City and 66 MPGe / EPA Highway
All Electric Range*
80 miles     |     120 miles
Battery Capacity
86 kWh     |     129 kWh
Charge Time
(Level 2)

11.25 hours     |       16.75 hours

(DC Fast Charge)

1.5 hour          |        2.25 hours
Payload and Passenger Capacity**
7,980 lbs     |       7,200 lbs

(Weight of body is part of total payload)
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
790 lb-ft (1071 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior
Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford F-550 (regular cab)
GVWR
17,500 - 19,500 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
217 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW, 13.2 kW optional)

DC Fast Charge (up to 80 kW)

Connector J1772 CCS-1 Combo
All Electric Range*
100 miles
Battery Capacity
122 kWh
Charge Time
(Level 2 at 6.6 kW)

15.5 hours

(DC Fast Charge at up to 80 kW)

2 hours
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
811 lb-ft (1100 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior

To request a quote or for additional information on a Nor-Cal Van, please call A-Z Bus Sales or complete the form below, A regional sales manager will contact you shortly.