View From Above
On the Street / In the midst of all the rail transit hullabaloo, there’s a new bus in town working to take more cars off the street in the greenest way possible.
The Double Decker Enviro400 is the latest vehicle development from the folks at Waikiki Trolley, boasting the lowest use of fuel and highest passenger capacity of any other European-inspired wheels in Hawaii’. The wheelchair-friendly bus seats 80 passengers, which is about 20 more people than the island’s other double decker bus service and about 30 more people than the standard motor coach. Riders can stay cool and enjoy the drive’s impressive views either in the shaded upstairs section or on the open-air, spacious main floor.
“The fun aspect of these buses will make them more attractive to tourists who may forego renting their own cars, helping keep the streets less congested,” says Jean Navarra of Waikiki Trolley.
Unlike many of the island’s other double-deckers, which are revamped motor coaches, the Waikiki Trolley’s two-level buses were built from the ground up by the Alexander Dennis company, the only fully accredited Green Supplier in the transportation industry and the U.K.’s leading bus manufacturer.