Chino, CA, February 2, 2010 - The CalACT / MBTA Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative has extended notice of award to Creative Bus Sales as the low bidder for all currently awarded vehicle classes. In many cases bids put in by competing dealerships were as much as 16% higher in price than Creative Bus Sales. 

State agencies may now select from a menu of choices for most vehicle types and manufacturers. The classes are as follows: Class A (Ford E350/GMC 3500)Class B cutaways and Class C (Ford E450/GMC4500) cutawaysClass D low floor minivansClass B-Hybrid (Ford/Azure Hybrid Electric). Immediately available, only through Creative Bus Sales is the one of a kind, Creative Bus Sales Altoona Tested Class B CNG bus and Class C CNG bus. The Startrans Senator E-Lo or Class F (Ford E-450 Low Floor Cutaway) is currently pending award and will soon be available exclusively through Creative Bus Sales. The Purchasing Cooperative is compliant with FTA requirements and Caltrans has approved the bid documents for compliance with Federal statutes and regulations applicable to all third party contracts. 

Interested agencies can visit or Creative Bus Sales for more information regarding purchasing vehicles. Creative Bus Sales submitted bids from multiple manufacturers including Starcraft Bus, ElDorado National, Goshen Coach, Startrans by Supreme, and Champion Bus, with low bids being awarded to Starcraft Bus, Goshen Coach, and Braun. 

ABOUT CREATIVE BUS SALES - Creative Bus Sales is the largest commercial bus dealership in the country, offering products from 12 of the largest school bus and commercial bus manufacturers. Creative Bus Sales has multiple locations throughout the United States. Creative Bus Sales designs, converts and installs dedicated CNG fuel systems for buses. All CNG conversions strictly adhere to NFPA 52 standards and Title 13. 

T.J. Matijevich
Creative Bus Sales