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ETB

Electric Trolley Bus. This bus project was the result of a study completed in 1991 whereby electrified buses were to be utilized for 18 heavily traveled routes in the Los Angeles area. A tree planting motif was included to contribute…

ETHANOL

A variation of methanol fuel, produced from grains rather than a derivative from methane gas. MTA experimented with switching to ethanol from methanol fuel to determine if ethanol fuel is significantly less corrosive than methanol (this is done through reprogramming…