WRTA receiving grant money to build and test zero-emission bus

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The WRTA's autonomous vehicle is expected to hit the road in 2022

WRTA bus

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(WKBN) – The Western Reserve Transit Authority (WRTA) is getting a portion of a federal grant to build and test a zero-emission bus.

The $2.3 million grant will be shared with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in California.

Both groups will test to see if the autonomous vehicles can bring more efficient and cost-effective service.

The buses are expected to carry nine to 15 passengers.

The WRTA’s autonomous vehicle is expected to hit the road in 2022.

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