Public Transit Buses: Chapter 12

Public Transit Buses: Chapter 12
Listing Type: Research Reports

Marcy Lowe | Bengu Aytekin | Gary Gereffi

Buses represent 25,000 to 33,000 domestic jobs, many overlapping with the heavy truck industry. U.S. firms are leading the development of hybrid, all-electric and other "green" buses-the future of the industry. This topic is covered in-depth in this report by the Duke GVC Center for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Marcy Lowe spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing on January 14, 2010 in Washington, DC on the topic of job creation and economic development impacts of public transportation. It was organized by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute. View event website: Her presentation was entitled U.S. Transit Bus Industry: A Value Chain Analysis.

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