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Detroit DOT Unveils First Buses in New Fleet

Detroit DOT recently took delivery of the first seven buses in an 80-bus order from New Flyer comprising 70 40-foot vehicles and 10 60-foot articulated buses, which will replace older ones that have exceeded their useful lifespan. DDOT Director Dan Dirks explained that the buses became available in less than a year, compared to the usual two years or more for manufacture and delivery, through "piggybacking" on existing orders with other agencies.
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