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Seattle: A Model of 21st Century Electric Transit
In Motion Charging: The Future of Battery Buses
Seattle Waterfront Streetcars to Run in St. Louis
Big Transit Funding Deal for BC
New App allows Edmontonians to Find and Track Buses
Sweden Installs Electric Highway
Driverless Vehicles of the Future
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Did you know...
- Electricity prices show greater stability than oil prices: The base cost of oil to the City rose 107.5% between 2000 and 2006, whereas electricity costs only rose about 30% over the same period. Trolleybuses offer a proven alternative to diesel buses;
trolleys will prove increasingly cost effective as diesel prices rise. If the cost of diesel fuel continues to rise at its current rate, taxpayers will need to contribute more than $80 million more over the next ten years to keep Edmonton's diesel fleet on the road!