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Posted on October 21, 2009

Hybrid buses growing in popularity

 

 

NEW YORK — Transit systems worldwide are adding hybrid-electric buses to their fleets at a rapid rate. Despite the initial cost being significantly higher than a conventional diesel-powered bus, hybrids get far better fuel economy. For the full story, click here.

 

Forum showcases futuristic rail projects

 

 

LAS VEGAS — On Monday, three new high-speed rail technology concepts were explored at a forum at the University of Las Vegas (UNLV) Transportation Research Center. For the full story, click here.

 

Metrolink union sues over train cameras

 

 

LOS ANGELES — The union representing Metrolink engineers is suing the rail provider to deactivate video cameras in its commuter trains, saying the cameras are an invasion of privacy. For the full story, click here.

 

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