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Silver Chips: MCPS to Transition to Electric Buses

Posted by Marijke Friedman on Mar 24, 2021

Silver Chips, a Montgomery Blair High School-led publication highlighted Montgomery County Public School’s recent decision to electrify its school bus fleet, quoting AEE’s Claire Alford on the benefits of electric buses. Read snippets below and the full story here.

On Feb. 23, the Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved a four-year deployment contract—from this 2021 to 2024—to begin transitioning from diesel to electric school buses. After those four years, MCPS will decide whether or not to extend the contract; if extended, MCPS will be on track for an entirely electric school bus fleet by 2035.

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