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Electric buses to be procured for the first green route in Panama [free access]

January 5, 2022

MiBus and the Panama Tourism Authority have signed an inter-institutional cooperation agreement for the acquisition of five electric buses and e-charging facilities. Each bus will have the capacity to carry 45 seated passengers and will be 9.5 metres long.

 

The estimated cost of the project is USD1.3 million and will be financed by the Inter-American Development Bank, within the framework of the Comprehensive Urban Development Program for Cities for tourist vocation. The route will be operated by MiBus, which manages the public transport service in the city.