"Bus manufacturers aren't falling over themselves to promote more eco-friendly buses." CONTACT: Advanced Transportation Technology Institute
, (423)622-3884, www.etvi.org; Natural Resources Defense Council, (212)727-2700, www.nrdc.org; The Sierra Club, (415)977-5500, www.sierra club.org.
The Advanced Transportation Technology Institute
(ATTI), a nonprofit organization that "supports the manufacture and development of electric, hybrid and other alternative fuel vehicles through research, education and technology transfer," recently announced the launch of an enhanced version of its website.
Local Tennessee newspaper the Chattanooga Times recently reported that Advanced Transportation Technology Institute
(ATTI) executive director John Powell has returned from a trip to Beijing, China, where he advised a committee for the 2008 Summer Olympics on the use of electric vehicles (EVs).
According to the Advanced Transportation Technology Institute
(ATTI), which will manage the grant for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the new buses will be used by Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) on routes connecting downtown and the University of Tennessee campus.