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Electric School Buses and the Grid
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Electric vehicles

Electric School Buses and the Grid

Electric school buses have established themselves as a clean, reliable, cost-effective alternative to their diesel-powered predecessors. As well as improving our children’s health and reducing air and noise pollution in our communities, however, when equipped with vehicle-to-grid technology, electric school buses can become a critical source of battery storage to provide stability, capacity and emergency power to the grid, and have the potential to play a key role in the transition to a renewable energy grid.

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In 2021, nearly 7,500 pedestrians died in traffic crashes -- the most in 40 years.

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Counting the hidden cost of driving

Highways & infrastructure

Counting the hidden cost of driving

Record gas prices have hit many Americans hard – but when it comes to recouping the massive environmental, health and other costs imposed on society by America’s car dependency, what we pay at the pump doesn’t even scratch the surface.

OK fine. Where d’you want to walk to?

Biking, walking & transit

OK fine. Where d’you want to walk to?

Walkability has become a highly sought-after neighborhood trait, but many American cities just aren’t designed for it. With more funding available today than ever before to invest in active modes of transportation, the door is wide open for that to change.

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Tony
Dutzik

Tony
Dutzik

Associate Director and Senior Policy Analyst, Frontier Group