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SD73 gets cash for eight new buses

School District 73 will receive $842,532 in funding for the purchase of eight new school buses as part of $14-million in funding from Victoria for 125 buses provincewide.

The new clean diesel buses reduce exhaust particulate emissions by 90 per cent compared to the 1994 standard, while getting between 30 and 60 per cent better mileage than gasoline-fuelled buses, which translates into longer service.

There are approximately 1,200 buses owned and operated by school districts across B.C., with another 600 buses operated by bus companies under contract.

 

 

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