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Transit Systems Are Turning To Hybrid Buses

nytimes.com | MICHELINE MAYNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Transit systems from New York to Taipei, and from Ames, Iowa, to Ann Arbor, Mich., are adding hybrid buses at a rapid clip. New York, by far, has the ...

A Sustainable New Orleans Rises After Katrina

nytimes.com | KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is a big push in the Big Easy for dramatically improving energy efficiency in homes and public buildings....

CTA Rolls Out New Hybrid Buses

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA today trotted out the first of 58 new articulated hybrid buses purchased with federal economic stimulus funds....

Katrina Rebuilding Includes Solar Panels, Organic Farming And Hybrid Buses

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The city known more for French Quarter trash than recycling or renewable energy is going green. In rebuilding since Hurricane Katr...

Woman Bites Bus Driver For Not Driving A Hybrid

nydailynews.com | By SERGEY KADINSKY and CARRIE MELAGO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The frantic passenger who bit a veteran driver's arm was upset that his bus wasn't a hybrid, he said Thursday. "She came on the bus, and she said s...

CTA Unveils Hybrid Buses (VIDEO)

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA unveiled new hybrid buses today that plug into an electrical outlet at night and run on battery power for most of the day. The transit agenc...

Toronto's Hybrid Buses Not Working Out

Treehugger | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It is a sad tale: Local bus manufacturer is bought by Daimler, manufactures hybrid bus design that sells well as far away as San Francisco and New Yor...

Chicago Testing Electric Hybrid Buses

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The CTA is testing a new hybrid electric bus that can get seven to eight miles per gallon -- double the mpg of current CTA hybrids. The new hybrid en...