Transit 2000 Episode #3 /
Public Affairs Dept., Southern California Rapid Transit District, 1992.
Transit 2000 was a monthly television show produced by the Southern California Rapid Transit District (RTD) and broadcast on Channel 13 in Los Angeles in 1992. Hosted by Joseph Benti and Dyana Ortelli, its focus is transportation in the 21st century, transit alternatives and issues in Southern California and car-less excursions to places and sites of interest in Southern California.
This segment looks at the Southern California Rapid Transit District’s (RTD) use of and experimentation with alternative fuel buses (use of them became standard policy for all new bus purchases in 1993) – specifically, Methanol, Compressed Natural Gas, and Reformulated Gasoline.