Federal grant awarded to Santa Rosa will fund 6 new all-electric buses

28 June 2023

Santa Rosa officials predict the city’s transit system — expected to provide more than 1.3 million fixed route trips this year — will be fully electric by 2037, three years ahead of the state’s mandatory deadline.

A $9.9 million federal grant received by the city this week will go a long way to help reach this goal and allow the city to purchase six new all-electric buses, in addition to expanding its charging infrastructure.

With a 20% match from the city, the grant money will mean CityBus, the city’s transit network, will have 21 zero-emission, electric coaches on the road by 2027, according to Rachel Ede, deputy director of transportation and public works over the Santa Rosa Transit Division.

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