CASPER, Wyo. — During its work session Tuesday, the Casper City Council will hear a presentation about a study exploring the electrification of Casper Area Transit buses.
The Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization contracted HDR Engineering to conduct the bus fleet conversion study, and the firm is expected to provide some preliminary information to the City Council about it on Tuesday. The study is being conducted to gather information on the feasibility of electrifying the Casper Area Transit fleet, a memo from City of Casper staff explains.
“The Federal Transit Administration is promoting the conversion of fossil fuel transit fleets and requested that this study be completed,” the memo said. “The study would, if federally mandated or desired by our community, position the MPO and Casper Area Transit to take advantage of federal electric fleet conversion funding.”
The final findings of the study are expected to be presented to the …