WTA adds 8 hybrid buses

WHATCOM — Eight new hybrid buses entered Whatcom Transportation Authority service on Monday, Feb. 4. Compared to the 18-year-old diesel buses they replace, the new buses offer 40 percent greater fuel economy, a 30 percent reduction in maintenance costs and a 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, said spokesman Maureen McCarthy. They also significantly…

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