Citibus is a valuable resource to many in the community who have limited access to transportation. And the good news for those folks is that Citibus just received a $2.5 million dollar federal grant to buy some badly-needed buses.

From Everything Lubbock:

Our bus fleet right now, our average age is about 17 to 18 years old, and so when you have vehicles that are 17, 18 years old, you create some unreliability in your fleet and your service, and these buses will go directly to replace some of those vehicles," Mandrell said. "And, really what that means is that it's gonna create such a much more reliable service.

Hopefully, they will be looking into purchasing more of the hybrid type buses to keep the air a bit cleaner around here.