Nov 11, 2021
Scribe: Ms. Zimmerman
Beginning of meeting
Joel folder intro
E-buses are good for environment: does not emit
True that electricity and production cause emissions
Better for students’ health
Cost: cost 4X as much up front, but both last around 12 years and the cost of electricity lower than fuel meaning that by the end it’s about even, electric even saves you some money!
Less fuel and less maintenance
Blue Bird vs. Lion Electric
Piloted in White Plains https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/12/climate/electric-school-buses.html
Do we pay supertrans? How much do we pay for them?
Do we reach out to them / do they have interest in e-buses?
COULD THIS BE A RCS THING FOR ALL HILL SCHOOLS?
Another company that does Manhattan / NeJ /
Riverdale to buy them or supertrans to buy them?
Should we propose to Riverdale to put pressure on superslerby to buy e-buses or do we research another third party to provide us with e-buses?
Could we use our own charging stations?
PITCH: environmental benefits, health benefits, economic benefits
Expertise on the companies
Talia to reach out to White Plains schools
Delegate THIS WEEK:
Talia research the approach with Lion electric and White Plains
Ms. Zimmermna reaches out to sustainability at horace mann
Mr. Sipp’s wife English teacher
Joel e-mail to KNF about supertrans / understanding what the company do we use one campy for all buses? Have we always used them? Are there other companies maybe that they’ve considered using?
Riley: one-pager about the environmental impact , reach out to teachers about this!!!
Work with other of superselby’s consumers
Ask admin about Superselby:
Does SuperSelby have a riverdale-specific fleet or entire.
TT → KNF
Costs of buses