>>Wilson School Board Member Advocating For Electric Buses
(Spring Township, PA) -- A Wilson School Board member is advocating for electric school buses. The board voted eight to one yesterday to approve the purchase of seven propane-fuel school buses. Dissenting member Ed Case is asking the board to delay action until fair consideration can be given to electric vehicles. Case says three-billion dollars in grant money is available for electric buses. Superintendent Dr. Richard Faidley brought up concerns about battery replacement costs and climate issues with electric buses. Others expressed concerns about the cost of ownership. A contract was approved for the propane-fueled buses.