Mayor Adams announces $77M plan to boost city’s electric school bus fleet, build nation’s first truck charging depot in Hunts Point

A new environmentally friendly plan for the city recently announced by Mayor Eric Adams aims to nearly quadruple the current fleet of electric school buses and also create an electric vehicle charging station in the South Bronx, in an attempt to grow the city’s green economy while reducing its transportation emission levels.

On Monday, March 18, Mayor Eric Adams announced a $77 million plan which would add 180 new electric school buses to New York City’s existing fleet and also develop a new charging depot at the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center for electric vehicles.