NJ Urged to Electrify Transit Sector Rapidly, Starting with Bus Fleet

By some accounts, New Jersey has been slow to electrify its transportation sector, the largest source of emissions contributing to climate change.

If environmentalists have their way, the state would begin redressing that shortcoming by converting its fleet of mostly diesel buses to zero-emission or electric vehicles.

In a new campaign unveiled by some of New Jersey’s most prominent environmental and other climate organizations, they’ve vowed to push for swifter and broader electrification of the transit sector by focusing on buses.

Click here for the full article »