San Francisco's Van Ness Trolleybus BRT bring Ridership Boom
Vancouver's Climate Action Plan
Calgary's Battery Bus Proposal
Edmonton and Strathcona County Test Fuel Cell Buses
TransLink's Battery Buses
Maryland opens North America's Largest Solar Energy Depot
Trolleybus News from Europe, Mexico and the U.S.
LRT News from Calgary, Mendoza and Ottawa
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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!