Students in the tri-area will soon be riding in energy-efficient style to school.
A school bus company in Parkland County has introduced its first electric school bus.
Rental Bus Lines Ltd., which provides buses for Parkland School Division (PSD), has purchased the unique bus, which arrived two weeks ago and is being tested on several school bus routes.
The electric bus was purchased from a manufacturer in Quebec and is among the first full-sized electric school buses to be produced, said Jeremy Kureluk with Rental Bus Lines.
“This is the first all-electric school bus in Western Canada,” he said. “They have about 75 of these in Quebec right now.”
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