Pat Carr is the General Services Manager responsible for Facilities, Fleet and IT at SolTrans in Vallejo, CA. She has over 30 years of experience in transportation across various types, including aviation and low-emission vehicles. Prior to joining SolTrans in 2016, Pat utilized her aviation experience in emergency response and safety for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in creating the agency’s emergency operations plan. Pat is passionate about ensuring transit and transit facilities enhance the commuting experience and esthetics in Vallejo. As an active community member, she is wholly committed to seeing that emissions are reduced for population of Vallejo who mostly live adjacent to the Highway 80 corridor, a major traffic route in Northern California.
Pat’s experience in low and zero emissions vehicles began soon after she joined SolTrans. In November 2016 SolTrans took delivery of 6 CNG commuter coaches and one month later the first two battery electric buses arrived. Pat undertook extensive research at conferences, trade shows, events, and through visiting nearby facilities before setting off on SolTrans’s Zeb journey and in 2017, engaged their utilities provider to start planning for the future fleet of 77 revenue vehicles. Pat and her team at SolTrans are committed to meeting the 2040 mandate to transition to zero emissions for the people in their community, for their environment, and for their future.