zero-emission http://wvxu.org en Yellow and Gray Buses Can Go Green http://wvxu.org/post/yellow-and-gray-buses-can-go-green <p>A <strong>zero-emission bus</strong> is on a cross country tour, stopping off in Cincinnati to demonstrate its super green features. Take a test drive with <a href="http://www.wvxu.org/people/ann-thompson">Ann Thompson</a> in this week’s<strong> Focus on Technology</strong>.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 05:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 4094 at http://wvxu.org Yellow and Gray Buses Can Go Green Metro takes a look at this quick charging electric bus http://wvxu.org/post/metro-takes-look-quick-charging-electric-bus <P align=left>Metro is getting a first hand look at what manufacturers say is the fastest charging electric bus. Founder of <A href="http://www.proterra.com/">Proterra</A> Dale Hill says it can fully charge in about 10 minutes enabling the bus to go 40 miles.<SPAN style="DISPLAY: none">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P align=left>"People are much more aware of transit today. They want quiet. They want clean. They want comfort."</P> <P>Hill says this zero-emissions bus costs about 900-thousand dollars. That's comparable to the cost of a diesel bus and its fuel. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:33:05 +0000 Ann Thompson 4105 at http://wvxu.org Metro takes a look at this quick charging electric bus