By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The CTA will start testing six new all-electric buses on Friday.

You’ll recognize the new buses by their bright blue exterior.

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The CTA will test the performance of the buses over the next couple months.

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The electric buses will travel the busy route #66, along Chicago Avenue between Navy Pier and Austin Boulevard.

The CTA said the buses feature a quiet ride, and clean air emissions, and will help reduce the agency’s fuel costs.

CTA plains to have an all-electric bus fleet in the next 20 years.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff