Supporters Laud Hydrogen Buses With A Drink From The Tailpipe

Transit officials drink water from a hydrogen bus (Andy Chow / Statehouse Bureau)
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Hydrogen buses are cruising around parts of the Buckeye State as part of a push toward cleaner fuel. Statehouse reporter Andy Chow has more. 
 
Kirt Conrad with the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority, or SARTA, says the emission from their new hydrogen bus is so clean you can drink it -- so he did. 
 
NATS: “To Ohio!”
 
The water in his cup dripped directly from the bus’s tailpipe. 
 
SARTA will have ten of these vehicles in circulation, nine in Canton and one on Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus.
 
Conrad: “We're trying to position Ohio as a leader in this industry as the new wave of transportation technology takes place."
 
SARTA’s new bus is part of a $15 million effort from Ohio EPA grants to help local agencies transition to cleaner fuel.
 

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