(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat – Twelve out of Twenty-five eco-friendly buses will hit the streets of after successful tests, reported the Justice and Development Party (PJD) online mouthpiece pjd.ma.
were introduced on the sidelines of the 22nd edition of the Conference of the Parties 2016 (COP22), which took place in back in November 2016.
The Environmentally-friendly busses services will be taken over by Spanish bus company Alsa.
According to Ahmed El Moutassadik, deputy mayor of , this decision was taken following a meeting between Mohamed Larbi Belcaid, the city's mayor and Abdelfattah Lebjioui, the Wali of the in the presence of officials of institutions and authorities concerned.
The eco-friendly vehicles are expected to be 12 meters long and have a capacity of 71 seats. The busses will also ensure accessibility for disabled people. The other 13 buses are expected to be operational later in 2017.