Charge Up Midwest Electric School Bus Tour Garners Interest in Midwest Schools

Road Tour Stopped in Six Midwest cities to Showcase Benefits of Electric Busses

The Charge Up Midwest campaign sponsored the Electric School Bus Tour, which stopped in six Midwest cities to showcase the health and economic benefits of electrified transit for students. The tour kicked off in Chicago and then made stops in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Columbus. Transportation administrators, health officials, and parents came out to get a look at the future of student transportation. 

Below are a few stories detailing the events: 

School districts, including CPS, to try for new electric buses 

Buzz about electric bus: Environmental advocates make tour stop in city 

Michigan considering buying electric school buses with Volkswagen settlement money

Zero-emission electric school bus rolls into Ann Arbor area

All-electric bus touted as healthier for kids, better for environment

Published on July 5, 2017