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The Green Bus Cometh

The city of La Crosse is joining the hybrid movement in a big way. Big as a bus, in fact. The MTU has this week  put into service a new hybrid-diesel bus. The bus is a medium size, 25-seat bus that the MTU says is perfect for routes that go to French Island, Onalaska and La Crescent. The bus operates like a hybrid car, with the diesel engine and electric motor working in coordination to help boost efficiency without losing power. The $250 thousand bus was paid for entirely with federal stimulus money.

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