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Sustainability

At Foothill Transit, we embrace sustainability because it benefits all aspects of our business, while also helping our communities by protecting the environment through measured and responsible stewardship of resources. We believe in sustainable transportation so much, in fact, that we are committed to operating a 100% electric bus fleet by the year 2030

sustainability

LET’S CLEAR THE AIR

Foothill Transit has led the charge in sustainable transportation for years. It’s why we were the FIRST IN THE COUNTRY to put fast-charge electric buses on the roads. It’s why we consistently monitor and measure the environmental impact of everything we do. And it’s why we’re committed to operating a 100% ELECTRIC BUS FLEET BY 2030. Because we believe in guilt-free trips. In exploring the earth — not exploiting it. And that with your help, we can make SAVING OUR PLANET as simple as going for a ride.

We embrace sustainability because it benefits all aspects of our business  while helping our communities by protecting the environment  through measured and responsible stewardship of resources.

Through our Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS), Foothill Transit commits to the following.

construction

Environmental protection and sustainability in the planning stages of new programs and construction, and in all work conducted at Foothill Transit.

policies and review

Compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations and policies, supported by regularly scheduled internal reviews. Evaluation of the effectiveness of Foothill Transit’s environmental performance through the periodic review of Foothill Transit’s ESMS to ensure that established objectives, targets and programs are met.

environmental goals

Minimization of significant environmental impacts identified in the ESMS by establishing environmental and sustainability objectives, targets and programs.

education and tools

Providing necessary education and tools to all Foothill Transit staff and those working on Foothill Transit’s behalf in order to successfully carry out this policy in their daily responsibilities and work functions.

improvements

Striving for continued overall improvements in environmental consciousness and prevention of pollution.

The Foothill Transit Environmental Policy is communicated annually to all Foothill Transit team members and those working on Foothill Transit’s behalf, including all contractors and vendors. In order to fulfill the commitments made in this policy, all Foothill Transit team members and those working on Foothill Transit’s behalf are responsible for incorporating this policy into their plans and work.