315 129th Street South, Tacoma, WA 98444 | (253) 298-3000

All aboard the FPS electric bus

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Monday, June 17; 3:30-4:30pm
SCHOOL IS IN SESSION UNTIL 2:50PM. PLEASE ARRIVE BETWEEN 3-3:30
TO HELP AVOID TRAFFIC CONGESTION
 
Franklin Pierce High School Stadium
11002 18th Ave E Tacoma, WA 95445

Join us on June 17 as we celebrate and unveil the first electric school bus in Washington state. Franklin Pierce Schools is thrilled to be the leader in a new era of school transportation that could transform school bus fleets across Washington. Governor Jay Inslee, along with state and local officials and the community will gather for a brief speaking program and conclude with a ribbon cutting.

Event Details:

  • Franklin Pierce High School Stadium
  • 11002 18th Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98445
  • Monday, June 17; 3:30-4:30pm (Please note that school is in session until 2:50pm. Please arrive between 3-3:30pm to help us avoid traffic congestion).

Parking:

General parking will be available in the Franklin Pierce High School student lot. Parking attendants and signage will direct participants to the correct location (please see the map below).

Map of FPHS for EBus event

 

 

Franklin Pierce Schools (FPS) was honored to receive funding for the first electric bus through TransAlta’s Centralia Coal Transition Grants with guidance from ATS Automation Building Solutions. FPS is working with Tacoma Public Utilities to fuel the bus with 97% carbon-free electricity, optimize routes, infrastructure and planning for the expansion of their electric school bus pilot program.

Please RSVP with your name and email. Additional event details will be sent to attendees prior to the event.

 

Click here to RSVP

 
Questions about the event?
Please contact Marian Dacca (Mdacca@cityoftacoma.org)
 
Questions about Franklin Pierce Schools Programs?
Please contact Joel Zylstra (jzylstra@fpschools.org)
 
For all media inquires, please contact Annie Pantzke (APantzke@cityoftacoma.org)
 
 
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