FUNDS for ALTERNATIVE FUELED BUSES * USA: From U.S. DOT/FTA
* DC - FTA offering more grants for alt-fuel transit buses
-- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the latest round of funding under its Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo)... The agency is making $22.5 million in new grants available to help deploy transit buses powered by alternative fuel technologies, such as hydrogen fuel cells and electric and hybrid engines... ‘The LoNo program has helped deploy environmentally sound, technologically advanced vehicles across the country, providing a better riding experience for passengers and improving public health,’ says Acting FTA Administrator Therese McMillan. ‘By reducing fuel and maintenance costs, these modern vehicles are a great public investment – saving taxpayer money in the long run while powering innovative American enterprises’ ... The FTA says it will award the LoNo funds on a competitive basis to transit agencies and state transportation departments working either independently or jointly with bus manufacturers already making low- and zero-emission buses...
(Photo: A zero-emission bus ) -- Washington, DC, USA - NGT News - Sep 28, 2015
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