District’s electric buses run first routes

Mercer Island School District’s two electric buses ran their first routes on the morning of Sept. 25, with drivers transporting students to Mercer Island High School, Islander Middle School, and Lakeridge and West Mercer elementaries. Top, the buses prepare to get rolling. Bottom, Jo Simms (left) and Mo Youngs in front of one of the buses at Islander Middle School. Simms drove the pictured bus and Youngs drove the other one. They had just delivered students to the school. Photos courtesy of the Mercer Island School District