Electric Buses Are Coming to DART's Downtown D-Link by the End of March

A fleet of seven electric buses will arrive in downtown Dallas by the end of March.The quiet, battery-powered buses will be painted pink for DART's free downtown D-Link service and roll out on March 25.A prototype of the bus arrived last week in Dallas for testing.“We're suggesting changes, and the contractor's with us as we're doing all that. Ultimately we'll agree to it, change the color and put it in service,” DART spokesman Mark Ball said.DART was able to purchase the buses through a $7.6 million grant in 2015 from the Federal Transit Administration.  Continue reading...

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