Pinellas County set to introduce their new “smart bus”.
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) will introduce it’s new SmartBus.
The SmartBus diesel-electric hybrid vehicle is expected to reduce fuel use by at least 18 percent through special filtering systems that cut particulate emissions by 90 percent.
As part of the “Green Living Workshop”, the new generation of environmentally friendly transit buses will be on display June 27 from 10am until 12pm at the Largo Public Library (120 Central Park Drive, Largo, FL). Pinellas County Extension and the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are hosting the FREE event.
Additionally, there will be information regarding Federal stimulus funds granted to PSTA and training on how residences can take advantage of the Energy Tax Credits offered through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. According to the PSTA, there are “a wide variety of tax credits are available for home improvements such as energy-efficient windows and doors, insulation, solar panels”.
For more information call 727/582-2100 or visit Pinellas County Extension.