More Diesel Buses for Suffocating Sofia

Why Sofia – the most polluted EU capital, continues favoring one of the cheapest public transport vehicles on the market with doubtful effectiveness and low eco-indexes? The last batch of new buses for Bulgaria’s capital – the Chinese Yutong, won the Sofia municipality auction only due to the high weight of the “price” component in the auction’s requirements instead of “ecology”, “operating costs” or “quality”. When most points win the cheapest and not the fittest for our problematic city contestant, then the long term effect for our public transport and our urban environment will be negative for sure.

Full article in Bulgarian.

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