The U.S. Department of Transportation's clean-bus grants, totaling $1.7 billion, received an overwhelming response, with applications reaching $8.7 billion. This incredible demand showcases the eagerness of transit agencies to embrace electric buses and reduce carbon emissions. While there are some limitations due to a clause diverting funds to low-emissions buses, the overall momentum towards a greener future is undeniable. The latest round of grants will enable the purchase of over 1,700 buses, with nearly half of them being zero-emissions vehicles. This is a significant step towards cleaner transportation and improved air quality.  With determination and collaboration, we can achieve a future where clean, efficient, and sustainable transportation is the norm.

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