15 Sep '18, 1am

LAUSD Will Apply for CEC Electric School Bus Funding!! Kudos @LAElectricBus!!

LAUSD Will Apply for CEC Electric School Bus Funding!! Kudos @LAElectricBus!!

The vote was taken during a district Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. On the agenda was an action item to discuss application for CEC funding offered through the School Bus Replacement Program . It was noted that the Office of the Chief Financial Officer “(recommends) approval for District staff to apply for the California Energy Commission School Bus Replacement Grant to replace diesel buses with electric buses and fund the associated electric vehicle infrastructure costs.” The item passed without discussion, said LAUSD spokeswoman Ellen T. Morgan. The LA County Electric Bus Coalition reported that LAUSD was looking to replace 10 diesel buses, the maximum amount that each district can apply for. The Coalition has been vocal in encouraging the district to adopt electric buses as a measure to improve air quality, and thereby student health. Morgan previously noted tha...

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