Link Transit is one of three Bus systems in Washington State to receive Federal funding for new green-powered busses. Senator Patty Murray has announced that over 2.9 million dollars in grant funding from the US Department Transportation will go toward replacing five diesel-powered busses with Lithium-ion powered rechargeable batteries. Link manager, Richard Derock . .
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The grants are part of a 100-million dollar stimulus program that pursues cutting-edge environmental technologies to help reduce global warming and create green jobs.