TARC adds 9 new hybrid buses as part of mission to go green

TARC adds 9 new hybrid buses as part of mission to go green

TARC adds 9 new hybrid buses as part of mission to go green

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Posted on July 9, 2010 at 4:52 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 8 at 4:03 PM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - TARC is expanding their mission when it comes to going green and they are adding to their fleet of hybrid buses.
 
Mayor Jerry Abramson and Congressman John Yarmuth unveiled the nine new buses.
 
They cost $558,000 each.
 
TARC now has 21 hybrid buses, that makes up about 10 percent of their entire fleet.
 
These hybrid buses emit 90 percent less carbon monoxide, 93 percent fewer particulate matters, 61 percent less oxides of nitrogen and 21 percent fewer hydrocarbons.
 

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