The NFTA has agreed to purchase 10 battery-electric buses to be delivered in 2022 from New Flyer of America Inc., at a cost of $10.1 million dollars. The agreement includes an option to purchase up to 140 additional buses over a five-year period.  This is a major milestone in New York State’s and the NFTA’s ongoing effort to improve air quality for all.

“The purchase of the buses will help reduce Western New York’s carbon footprint,” said NFTA Executive Director Kim Minkel, this is a major step forward for us and a move in alignment with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s ongoing commitment for statewide clean energy. We are grateful to our elected officials, like Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Tim Kennedy, Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, the entire WNY delegation along with our business and community partners for their help to make this happen.”  

See full news release here: NFTANewsroom.