Electric Buses Wear Out

Almost one-fifth of the transit rides in Kings County, Washington are on electric trolley buses. Unfortunately, the county hasn't bought a new trolley since 1979, and when these wear out they may not be replaced.

The county is torn between buying new buses for the current system or tearing out the wires and replacing them with hybrid buses.

Full Story: Fate of trolleybuses hangs in balance

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