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Old Posted Mar 12, 2017, 7:48 AM
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Originally Posted by BretttheRiderFan View Post
I thought 1overcosc was talking about electric buses, not trolley buses?
Originally Posted by Rollerstud98 View Post
Well hopefully. Buses are a great application for electric motors.
Yes, I meant battery electric buses. And there's nothing specifically happening in Kingston on that front; more just that I meant that in the coming decades, buses will probably be electric. That eliminates a lot of the environmental and acceleration-speed advantages streetcars have over buses... meaning that, IMO, going forward, building new streetcar networks to replace local buses doesn't make much sense.
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