February 3, 2016. Long Beach (California) officials announced Tuesday that roughly 18 percent of its vehicle fleet will switch to renewable fuels such as natural gas and renewable diesel.
“The shift to these renewable fuels is an important part of the city’s commitment to sustainability and greenhouse gas reductions,” Mayor Robert Garcia said in a written statement. “I’m proud that Long Beach has one of the greenest fleets in the United States.”
A total of 393 vehicles will now be powered by renewable fuels, out of 2.185 vehicles in the city’s total fleet.