Costa Rica launches second phase of its electric bus pilot plan

Costa Rica on Tuesday began the second phase of its pilot plan for the operation of electric buses which seeks to highlight the advantages of this type of transportation, such as reduced pollution, lower noise and vibration emissions.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation indicated that the 20 kilometers route between the capital San José and the city of Alajuela (center) will be served by 2 electric buses over the next 4 months.

Two of the 3 electric buses donated by the German government began running this route, operated by TUASA, on Tuesday in the second phase of the pilot project for the electrification of public transportation promoted by the Costa Rican government with the support of international cooperation agencies.

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