23 Apr '15, 4pm

San Francisco Muni's 'buses of the future' unveiled

San Francisco Muni's 'buses of the future' unveiled

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway (Muni) took delivery of its first New Flyer Industries electric trolley and biodiesel-electric hybrid buses. The two state-of-art buses represent the next phase of upgrades for SFMTA’s aging vehicle fleet. Sixty brand new electric trolley buses will replace buses that have been in operation for over two decades. Concurrently, through unanimous Board of Supervisors approval, the SFMTA has purchased 61 new biodiesel-electric hybrid buses. The combined purchases are part of the agency’s five-year plan to replace the entire bus fleet. The new hybrids will run on B20: a blend of diesel and biodiesel, which is made from recycled oil and fat. The new trolleys will operate on 100% hydro-electric power. All of SFMTA’s electricity is hydropower – supp...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/sustainability/news/294009/...

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