French May Bring Trolleybuses To Vientiane

France’s largest trolleybus network has offered to help Vientiane overcome its traffic congestion and air pollution problems.
Trolleybuses run on electricity and draw their power from overhead cabling.
Rhône-Lyon Joint Transport Authority President, Mr Bernard Rivalta, met with senior officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Mayor of Vientiane to discuss ways Vientiane could learn from France’s experiences with its trolleybus system.
He said with the number of people and vehicles in Vientiane rising, the use of public transport should be promoted to ease traffic congestion. “Each year the population is increasing and if you don’t have a …..

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