Calgary unveils sleek new LRT car
New San Francisco Trolleybuses can run long distances off grid
Linz, Austria orders extra long Trolleybuses
Thailand to look at replacing Natural Gas buses with Trolleybuses
Massive Electric Rail Expansion in Seattle to come in 2016
Seattle Transit System to expand Trolleybus network
Moscow celebrates 82 Years of Electric Trolleybuses
Serious Delays in Arrival of new Bombardier Streetcars in Toronto
Electric Streetcar and Battery Bus News from across North America
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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!