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Hydrolley could be next step in streetcar solution, Engineers study hydrogen power for mass transit (access required)

By Sam Boykin CHARLOTTE — As the City of Charlotte weighs mass-transit options, an emerging new technology could become a prominent part of the mix. According to some sources, Charlotte could become the first city in the country to launch streetcars powered by hydrogen. While funding remains a challenge, proponents say hydrogen is a clean, cost-effective form ...

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  1. Thanks, Sam Boykin, for this excellent coverage of the sadly under-reported technical breakthrough of what will probably be an historic technology first in Charlotte!

    One tech correction is needed, though: hydrogen streetcars will be fuelled at fueling stations rather than passenger stops.

    European electric trams are the ones juiced-up at passenger loading points.

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