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Rainbow Rider electric hybrid buses hit the skids

March 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

As hybrid hype rages through the nation, a local public transit company has ditched the technology that touted promise of fewer greenhouse gases and lower fuel costs, because it didn’t deliver. Continue Reading

An electrifying ride: Rainbow Rider gets grant for electric hybrid buses

January 18, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

What do you get when you cross a hefty ARRA TIGGER with eight VTMs?
An excellent way to reduce hydrocarbons, save money on fuel consumption and provide residents of Douglas and five other rural Minnesota counties with a safe and reliable mode of transportation. Continue Reading