Brooklyn Eagle: NYC School Bus Electrification Legislation Becomes Law

November 10, 2021

Clean School Bus, Environmental Justice, News

A yellow school bus parked on a street.

In another exciting victory for Environmental Justice, Intro 455-A —a bill that would require all school buses to be electric by 2035 —became law on Saturday, November 6.

Jenny Veloz, Community Organizer for NYLPI, told Brooklyn Eagle:

“Today we take a significant step towards mitigating the dangers of climate change. Transitioning to a zero-emissions, all-electric school bus fleet provides New York City students, especially students with disabilities, an opportunity for cleaner, safer rides to and from school. “

Read more from Brooklyn Eagle.

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