Thirty-one of the buses will operate out of the MTS bus yard on Imperial Avenue and the remaining 22 will operate out of the South Bay Maintenance facility in Chula Vista.
“These are significant purchases for our agency,” said Paul Jablonski, chief executive officer of MTS. “Our continuing replacement of buses ensures that our passengers will have enjoy reliable and comfortable service. We will soon have one of the nation’s most modern fleet in both our rail and bus divisions.”
MTS operates a bus network of more than 90 fixed routes and it is on pace to generate more than 90 million trips in the fiscal year ending June 30, alongside its low-floor trolleys fleet.