Federally funded electric buses are coming to a school near you

Feb 19, 2024
A new federal program is beginning to send electric school buses to schools across the country, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Early adopting districts weigh in on how the new buses are working so far.
Eric Joiner, transportation supervisor for the Ralls County School District, shows reporters the computer that displays range, speed and energy output on an electric school bus on Nov. 20, 2023, in Center, Mo.
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What will it take for yellow buses to go green?

Apr 5, 2022
Electric school buses cost about three times as much as diesel ones. The White House is putting $5 billion toward the zero-emission models.
The Biden administration is putting $5 billion toward replacing existing school buses with zero-emission models.
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