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Yellow Looks to Go Green

Yellow Looks to Go Green

The big yellow looks to green.

School districts in the area are getting familiar with the next generation of buses.  Eau Claire’s Student Transit hosted a seminar this week allowing officials to take a ride in an all-electric model manufactured by Thomas-Built Buses. 

General Manager Marty Klukas says the lack of infrastructure for the new technology is slowing any potential move to all-electric at the moment, however federal grants may make them a viable option in the future.  Student Transit is contracting with consultants, Xcel Energy, to look into the economics of electric vehicles through a fleet advisory study.

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