$6.7M charging station to boost electric buses

EASY CHARGE: A rendering provided by the R.I. Public Transit Authority shows one of the overhead systems that will enable bus drivers to pull up and charge the bus for five to nine minutes through a connection on the roof. There will be overhead connectors for multiple buses at a $6.7 million charging station to be constructed in Cranston. 
COURTESY R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY
EASY CHARGE: A rendering provided by the R.I. Public Transit Authority shows one of the overhead systems that will enable bus drivers to pull up and charge the bus for five to nine minutes through a connection on the roof. There will be overhead connectors for multiple buses at a $6.7 million charging station to be constructed in Cranston. 
COURTESY R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Going electric is about to get a little easier for the R.I. Public Transit Authority. The bus agency is preparing to start construction on a $6.7 million, state-of-the-art charging station along the busy R-Line that will allow electric buses to be charged in just minutes. Experts say the new station will be faster and more…

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