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Electric Buses for the NFTA

Date: Aug 1, 2018
Author(s): Zachary Persichini
Topic(s): Economic Development: General, Environment: General, Environment: Transit, Health: General
Type: Policy Brief

This brief discusses many reasons that the NFTA should invest in using electric buses. After explaining the differences in bus technologies, it details numerous environmental, public health, and economic benefits of electric buses. The brief closes with case studies to show how other cities and counties across the world are beginning to use electric buses.

PPG produced this policy brief for the Crossroads Collective, which is comprised of nine organizations working at the intersection of climate justice with economic and racial justice in Western New York. This policy brief was drafted by Zachary Persichini, a student at the University at Buffalo School of Law.