Fact Check on David Lee’s Claim

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The Claim:

Lee said the preferred trackless tram solution for Wellington could be 10 years away.

In Shenzhen, China they accomplished a fully-electric bus fleet of 20,000 buses in just two months.

“In the west we tend to be quite sluggish because money is a big factor,” Lee said.

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Factcheck:

In just eight years, Shenzhen became the first city to electrify 100 percent of its public buses—16,359, to be exact.”

citylab.com/transportation


David Lee is a Green councillor.

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