June 15, 2020

Employee-Owned CA Bus Company Goes Electric

Vallejo, California-based Michael's Transportation Service, Inc., which has been employee-owned since 2009, announced that it will be adding all-electric Blue Bird school buses to its fleet, making it the first in the state to do so. Though the emissions-free buses won't hit the streets just yet due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the fact that Michael's has already received the delivery suggests that they are well ahead of the curve when it comes to environment-friendly transportation.

John Landherr, the president of bus distributor A-Z Bus Sales, was effusive in his praise for Michael's taking the next step, saying "for a school bus contractor to make the leap into electric means they’ve done their homework. They’ve analyzed the costs, the routes, and vetted the technology, and we’re proud that Michael’s Transportation chose Blue Bird as their all-electric choice. As the first contractor in the state to embrace zero-emission school buses, Michael’s Transportation is leading the way and showing their commitment to be a part of the solution."