Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Bio-Bus Runs On Human Waste

The bus route between Bristol and Bath in the United Kingdom should be called the number 2. That's because it's the first "bio-bus" that runs on human waste.

With a full tank, the bus can travel up to 186 miles, while producing up to 30% fewer emissions compared to diesel-powered buses. And get this- one person's annual waste could power the bus for around 37 miles.

Want to know more? I'm not sure I do, but here's the story from KXLY News. 

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About SRTC

SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.