Four new, all-electric buses join the Greater Victoria School District fleet

Students in the Greater Victoria School District (SD61) will now have a chance to catch a zero-emissions ride aboard one of the district’s new, all-electric buses.

The school district has introduced four electric buses to its fleet, which will be used to transport students on field trips as well as those who live outside of walking limits within their school catchment area.

Greater Victoria school board chair Ryan Painter said the district is fully committed to taking measures to reduce its carbon footprint. “Shifting our fleet towards electric buses contributes towards our goals to create a more sustainable learning community and reduce our fleet’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030,” he said.

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