SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority on Friday introduced 29 new lower-emissions hybrid-diesel buses.

The 60-foot articulated buses will replaced older buses on the agency’s Rapid 522 Line on El Camino Real and the Alum Rock-Santa Clara bus rapid transit corridor.

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The buses included additional interior and exterior capacity for bicycles, multi-door boarding, free Wi-Fi and more comfortable seats, officials said.

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The hybrid buses produce 95 percent lower nitrogen oxide emissions and 80 percent less particulate matter, and 25 percent better fuel economy.

The VTA first introduced hybrid diesel-electric buses in November 2010.

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