Boca Raton News. The Boca Raton, Florida police department will be adding four Priuses for the transportation of assistant chiefs and captains.
The Boca Raton town council is piggybacking the purchase onto a Florida state contract.
“I think we’re right where we want to be,” said Deputy Mayor Bill Hager. “Government should be at the leading edge, but never at the bleeding edge. Our goal is not to be trendy, but responsible, and it looks like the hybrids are responsible.” [...]
“I think it’s a great idea, a real positive step forward,” Councilwoman Susan Haynie said. “I know the city of Coconut Creek is very environmentally conscious and has had electric vehicles for awhile.”
Interesting shift of buyers’ perceptions. From trendy to responsible. That’s good.