Kudos to Albany Transit Authority
As an Albany, NY resident, I was really happy to spy the news that the CDTA (Capital District Transit Authority) is planning to convert all city buses to bio-diesel, and while browsing their website, came across this page which details all of the energy-saving stuff happening over at CDTA.
CDTA estimates that the switch to bio-diesel will save "about 125,000 gallons of diesel fuel next year ." Nice to know that energy conservation is top of mind for the local transit authority.
Other neat initiatives at the CDTA include:
- New hybrid (electric) buses, similar to hybrids used down in New York city
- Clean diesel fuel (evidently a precursor to the bio-diesel switch)
- Solar powered bus stops
Progressive public transit ... way to lead by example CDTA!