Council aids Cherriots efforts to go green

The Keizer City Council voted 6-1 to support a grant request by Cherriots that might lead to purchasing five new electric buses. 

Cherriots is applying for a Federal Transit Administration grant for low- or no-emission buses and charging infrastructure.  

The grant request total is roughly $3.6 million, which includes the five buses at a cost of $716,000 each, said Colleen Busch, Keizer’s representative on the Salem . . .

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