Wednesday, December 3, 2008

NY Times: Hawaii endorses electric car fleet

'Bout time someone started thinking outside the box--or should I say bonnet.

In yesterday's New York Times:

"SAN FRANCISCO — The State of Hawaii and the Hawaiian Electric Company on Tuesday endorsed an effort to build an alternative transportation system based on electric vehicles with swappable batteries and an “intelligent” battery recharging network...."

Now, if they would only get their Honolulu Bike Plan enacted, they could have a hat trick: excellent bus system, progressive individual transportation, and bikeability all in one place.

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