TODAY'S 5: District to Unveil "Green" School Bus

Electric bus, perhaps first on Long Island, will be demonstrated Monday.

Plainview's fleet of yellow school bus is going to add a "green" one.

The will demonstrate an electronic bus,  which will be introduced into their fleet in the 2012-2013 school year. We'll have a story Monday afternoon.

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1. The bus to be demonstrated today by represents a new generation of zero-emission electric and hybrid-electric models that are gradually making their way into districts around the country. believe they are the first on Long Island with this cutting edge technology. The story will run this afternoon.

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