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Durham To Replace 32 City Buses

Posted May 31, 2002 9:51 a.m. EDT

— Eighteen months from now, dozens of old buses will soon be off the streets of Durham and replaced with brand-new ones.

The city announced Thursday it is receiving a $9 million grant to replace 32 aging buses in its

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The new buses will have easier-to-read signs and global positioning so they are easier to track. There will also have new fare boxes with a magnetic swipe feature to accept debit cards.