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Honolulu receives $20M for electric bus fleet

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                City Transportation Director Roger Morton, left; Mayor Rick Blangiardi; Amy Changchien and Rick Tellis of the Federal Transit Administration; and Jon Nouchi, deputy director of transportation, gathered Tuesday at Honolulu Hale to announce funding for additional all-electric buses.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    City Transportation Director Roger Morton, left; Mayor Rick Blangiardi; Amy Changchien and Rick Tellis of the Federal Transit Administration; and Jon Nouchi, deputy director of transportation, gathered Tuesday at Honolulu Hale to announce funding for additional all-electric buses.

The Federal Transit Administration has awarded the city Department of Transportation Services $20 million to purchase seven all-electric buses and expand charging station capacities at the city’s Pearl City bus depot. Read more

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