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Not in Service: Metro Hauls Off Last Diesel Bus in The Fleet
Today was the day that Metro symbolically hauled off their last remaining diesel bus, taking it out of service, and becoming the only major transit system in the world to operate only on clean-air vehicles. This marks the realization of a commitment made by the transit agency in 1993 to rid their fleet of pollution-causing buses.
“The air is getting cleaner, in part because Metro is getting greener," said LA County Supervisor Don Knabe during today's ceremonious de-commissioning.