RTA Buses (Before)

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New Orleans, La., October 3, 2005 -- During Hurricane Katrina, a total of 201 large buses and 32 smaller para-transit buses were kept within the RTA's secure Canal and East New Orleans Maintenance garages for security purposes. Both locations were flooded with approximately five feet of water, damaging all 233 buses beyond repair. FEMA funded the RTA more than $44.1 million to replace the buses with new vehicles that are smaller to accommodate current needs and run more efficiently with newer technology, cleaner burning diesel  engine. FEMA/Manuel
New Orleans, La., October 3, 2005 -- During Hurricane Katrina, a total of 201 large buses and 32 smaller para-transit buses were kept within the RTA's secure Canal and East New Orleans Maintenance garages for security purposes. Both locations were flooded with approximately five feet of water, damaging all 233 buses beyond repair. FEMA funded the RTA more than $44.1 million to replace the buses with new vehicles that are smaller to accommodate current needs and run more efficiently with newer technology, cleaner burning diesel engine. FEMA/Manuel - Location: New Orleans, LA
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