Wrangell only district in Alaska awarded electric school bus grant
November 2, 2022
The wheels on the bus go round and round, but you might not hear them.
Wrangell was the only school district in Alaska to be awarded with a $395,000 grant last month to purchase an electric school bus through the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program.
The awards are the first year of a five-year program totaling $5 billion created by the Infrastructure Act signed into law a year ago.
John Taylor, co-owner of Taylor Transportation, had been approached by a school bus manufacturer in Anchorage about the grant. Taylor Transportation contracts with the school district to...