Tucson Receives $2.6 Million Grant For Electric Buses

By Bridget Dowd
Published: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 12:39pm
Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:47am

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has approved a $2.6 million grant for the city of Tucson. 

The money will be used to buy electric buses and charging infrastructure as part of the FTA’s Low-or No-Emission Bus Program.

Tucson Electric Power will partner with the city to install the electric charging stations. Arizona is one of 38 states to receive the grant.

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