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INSIDE THE FLX: How will local schools implement electric buses? (podcast)

In today’s episode, we delve into New York State’s ambitious initiative to transition to zero-emission school buses by 2035, with a significant move towards all-electric buses by 2027. Transportation advisor Bill Harvey highlights the multifaceted challenges of this transition, focusing on key areas like infrastructure, cost disparities, technical limitations, and the realistic feasibility of meeting tight deadlines. Harvey brings a critical perspective on the complexities of integrating electric buses into school districts, particularly in rural areas. We examine the intricate balance needed between environmental goals and practical constraints, exploring how this shift goes beyond merely replacing diesel buses with electric ones and calls for a comprehensive operational overhaul. Join us as we navigate the charged debate and unfolding dynamics of electrifying school transportation in New York


FULL STORY: Inside the struggle to electrify school buses in New York