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Electric School Buses

Electric Buses Run Routes For First Time

The two new electric school buses ran their first routes on Monday, September 25, 2023, transporting students to MIHS, IMS, Lakeridge, and West Mercer. 

First Electric School Bus Arrives

Mercer Island School District's first electric bus arrived on Friday, April 21, 2023, which was apropos as it was the day before Earth Day 2023. This is the first of two electric buses MISD has purchased. 

Second Electric School Bus Arrives

MISD's second electric school bus arrived on August 16, 2023.

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1st Electric Bus Arrival Slideshow

Director of Transportation Patrick Rock accepts delivery of MISD’s first electric school bus on Friday, April 21, 2023 in the transportation lot. In the photos Rock (in the middle) is speaking with Bryson sales representative Rusty Mitchell (right-wearing knit cap and holding papers in his left hand) and Bryson sales and service employee Tom McGarry (left-baseball cap and bag slung over right shoulder) who drove the bus to Mercer Island.

Electric School Buses In the News and In The Community

The Mercer Island Reporter interviewed MISD Director of Transportation Patrick Rock about the new electric bus

41st Legislative District Representative Tana Senn checked out the new electric bus with Superintendent Dr. Fred Rundle and Director Transportation Patrick Rock.

The electric bus was at the Stroum Jewish Community Center Truck Day on Thursday, May 11.

The electric bus was at the City of Mercer Island Summer Celebration Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, July 15.