By Mike Laycock in the Press.
Buses in York and Harrogate are to be fitted with new technology to make them greener and keep the air cleaner.
The Department for Transport has announced £1,965,500 of funding to introduce greener bus technology and cut emissions on 121 buses in Yorkshire cities including York, Harrogate, Leeds and Sheffield.
A spokesman said the upgraded buses will complete 420,000 greener journeys a year, helping to improve air quality by cutting harmful emissions by up to 90 per cent.
He said the Clean Bus Technology Fund was being awarded to 18 local authorities across England to retrofit buses with technology to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions in pollution hotspots.
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