Pullman Transit future is electric

Updated: 5 days ago

Published by Yahoo News


Jul. 3—Pullman Transit envisions having an entire fleet of fully electric buses, and this week the city made its first step toward that goal.


Two 35-foot-long GILLIG buses arrived Wednesday in Pullman from the GILLIG plant in California. Staff is now preparing to place an order for a third bus.


Pullman Transit Director Wayne Thompson first got direction from the City Council to pursue electric buses in 2018. With the help of federal grant money paying for most of the $872,000 cost per bus, Pullman will begin sending out the new buses on routes starting in August.


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