An Everett Transit bus drops off and picks up passengers along Rucker Avenue, a few blocks north of 41st Street in Everett on a July 2016 afternoon. That year Everett Transit received a $3.4 million federal grant that will be used to replace four of its aging busn diesel-powered buses with new electric battery-powered buses. The buses are scheduled to begin Everett routes next year. (Dan Bates/ Herald file photo)

An Everett Transit bus drops off and picks up passengers along Rucker Avenue, a few blocks north of 41st Street in Everett on a July 2016 afternoon. That year Everett Transit received a $3.4 million federal grant that will be used to replace four of its aging busn diesel-powered buses with new electric battery-powered buses. The buses are scheduled to begin Everett routes next year. (Dan Bates/ Herald file photo)

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