Congressman Touts Rhode Island’s Switch to Hybrid Buses, Trollies

Congressman Touts Rhode Island’s Switch to Hybrid Buses, Trollies

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GM makes hybrid busesU.S. Rep. Jim Langevin is encouraging other agencies to follow the lead of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority that recently bought 53 hybrid buses and upgraded 10 trolleys to run on a hybrid system.

Langevin touted the agency’s investment during a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday saying that the new fleet will save about 20 percent on fuel usage.

(READ AP story in Boston.com)

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