New city buses are on the way to the streets of La Crosse.
Next week, the city council will be asked to buy two hybrid buses for the MTU, that can operate with gas or electric fuel.
Transit director Adam Lorentz says the transition away from fossil-fueled buses is progressing, as he
The city council finance committee voted on Thursday to buy the hybrids, and to authorize new equipment to keep bus drivers and passengers safe from the coronavirus.
The equipment would include barriers, hands-free ticketing systems, and air filtration devices.
The MTU has experienced large declines in ridership and revenue since the COVID outbreak began.