Ebus Field Trip to TTC and Brampton
Offsite – Sign-up Required. Sponsored by PowerOn Energy and TTC

If you wish to join to this field trip, please sign up at https://omca.wufoo.com/forms/ote-ebus-field-trip-sign-up-sheet. Note that ONLY registered conference delegates are able to attend this exciting e-bus field trip.

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM TTC eBuses depart hotel to TTC’s Mt. Dennis Garage
 TTC eBus team representatives will be riding on each bus.
10:45 AM Group 1 “New Flyer” – departs hotel to TTC’s Mt. Dennis Garage 
11:00 AM Group 2 “Proterra”- departs hotel to TTC’s Mt. Dennis Garage 
11:15 AM Group 3 “BYD” – departs hotel to TTC’s Mt. Dennis Garage 
11:15 AM – 11:45 PM eBuses arrive at TTC’s Mt. Dennis Bus Garage:
11:15 AM Group 1 – “New Flyer” arrives at Mt. Dennis Garage and enters through door #30, off-
                    loading delegates just inside the door at Station #1
11:35 AM Group 2 – “Proterra” arrives at Mt. Dennis Garage and enters through door #30, off-loading
                    delegates just inside the door at Station #1
11:45 AM Group 3 – “BYD” arrives at Mt. Dennis Garage and enters through door #30, off-loading
                    delegates just inside the door at Station #1
11:15 AM- 12:45 PM Tour of TTC Mt. Dennis Garage eBus charging facilities:

As delegates off-load each eBus, Tyler will be providing high visibility safety vests to each one. These safety vests are being provided by PowerON.

Cynthia / Michelle E. – Safety Guides to safely take each group from station to station and advise them to take some water; washroom location and final instructions.

Station 1 – Welcome – Michelle / Keegan / Elias
Station 2 – Electrical Room – Carl
Station 3 – BESS – Andrew
Station 4 – Outdoor charging – Paul

Discussion & Questions Period at each station

Group Photo at Station 4 with eBus charging in background and possibly one or delegates simulating the plug-in charge cable.

* Rain Day – Photo inside the garage
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM eBuses depart TTC’s Mt. Dennis garage en-route to 130 Sandalwood Pkw., Brampton L7A 1A8

In order for all attendees to have the same exposure to each eBus type, the following has been implemented:

“New Flyer” – Group 1 delegates will switch to “Proterra” eBuses.
“Proterra” – Group 2 delegates will switch to “BYD” eBuses.
“BYD” – Group 3 delegates will switch to “New Flyer” eBuses.
  Group 1 “New Flyer” eBuses depart at 12:45 PM
  Group 2 “Proterra” eBuses depart at 12:15 PM
  Group 3 “BYD” eBuses depart at 12:30 PM
1:00 PM – 1:40 PM TTC tour eBuses arrive at Brampton Sandalwood facility
  Group 1 “New Flyer” eBuses arrive at 1:40 PM
  Group 2 “Proterra” eBuses arrive at 1:00 PM
  Group 3 “BYD” eBuses arrive at 1:20 PM
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Charging Demo at Sandalwood facility
Delegates will be greeted by representatives from Brampton and YRT Transit Agencies.
There will be three “overhead charging” demo sessions each with TTC, Brampton and YRT eBuses. 
  Group 1 – Charging Demo 1:40 PM – 2:00 PM
  Group 2 – Charging Demo 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM
  Group 3 – Charging Demo 1:20 PM – 1:40 PM
  In order for all attendees to have the same exposure to each eBus type, the following has been implemented:

Group 1 delegates will switch from “Proterra” eBuses to “BYD” eBuses.
Group 2 delegates will switch from “BYD” eBuses to “New Flyer” eBuses.
Group 3 delegates will switch from “New Flyer” eBuses to “Proterra” eBuses.
1:30 PM – 2:10 PM eBuses depart Brampton Sandalwood facility en-route to Brampton’s Mt. Pleasant Station for a drive-by demo of “on-route” charging
  Group 1 “New Flyer” eBuses arrives at Mt. Pleasant Station at 2:10 PM for a 10 minute drive-by observation of the on-route charging facility
  Group 2 “Proterra” eBuses arrives at Mt. Pleasant Station at 1:30 PM for a 10 minute drive-by observation of the on-route charging facility
  Group 3 “BYD” eBuses arrives at Mt. Pleasant Station at 1:50 PM for a 10 minute drive-by observation of the on-route charging facility
2:10 PM – 2:50 PM eBuses arrive back at Hotel
  Group 1 “New Flyer” eBuses arrives back at the Hotel at 2:50 PM
  Group 2 “Proterra” eBuses arrives back at the Hotel at 2:10 PM
  Group 3 “BYD” eBuses arrives back at the Hotel at 2:30 PM