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Opposition to RIDOT's Multi-Hub Bus System Swells

Date: October 14, 2020

PROVIDENCE — Opposition to the state’s proposed multi-hub bus plan is gaining strength.

On Oct. 7, the City Council committee on urban planning unanimously endorsed a resolution opposing the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s proposed Multi-Hub Bus System.

Groups push Boston-area transit agency to accelerate electric bus transition nate Wed, 01/08/2020 - 15:12

The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority is testing five electric buses and says charging infrastructure is a barrier.

A coalition of environmental and civic groups is urging Massachusetts’ biggest public transit agency to speed its adoption of electric buses and prioritize the deployment of cleaner buses in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

“We just think the time is now and there is a huge urgency to making that commitment,” said Eleanor Fort, senior campaign manager at environmental justice group Green For All and a member of the coalition.