MTA rolls out fleet of electric buses

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The MTA has rolled out a fleet of electric buses.

The 10 electric buses are part of a three-year pilot program to help reduce emissions and modernize the MTA's bus fleet.

MORE: A closer look at the MTA's new electric buses 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the buses produce zero emissions, are less noisy than traditional buses, and feature amenities like free Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. 

The buses will operate on the M42 and M50 routes in Manhattan and on the B32 route in Queens and Brooklyn.

Stops in Brooklyn include streets in Greenpoint and Williamsburg.

An additional 60 buses will be introduced based upon the success of the pilot program, the MTA says.

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