Birmingham’s public transportation agency is getting federal money to help it go electric. The U.S. Transportation Department says the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority will receive $1.5 million through a grant program. The federal agency says the money is supposed to be used for purchasing battery-run electric buses and charging stations. The Birmingham grant money is among more than $84 million that’s being provided in 41 states to update buses and other transportation infrastructure with advanced propulsion technologies.
Source: U.S. News