Press release: USPS completes environmental review of Next Generation Delivery Vehicle program

  • Through the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) program, U.S. Postal Service commitment to the fiscally responsible roll-out of electric-powered vehicles for America’s largest and oldest federal fleet remains ambitious and on schedule
  • The NGDV program, which delivers its first 5,000 battery electric vehicles (BEV) beginning in 2023, provides significant environmental benefits through the introduction of safer and more environmentally friendly vehicles
  • The flexibility in the NGDV program allows for an increase in the mix of BEVs should additional funding become available
  • Postal Service carefully reviewed and incorporated feedback from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the NGDV program’s potential environmental impacts, detailed in the USPS 340-page Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
  • USPS concludes there is no legal or other basis to delay the NGDV program

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Postal worker seriously injured while delivering mail in Michigan

WEXFORD COUNTY, MI. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, at approximately 3:18 p.m. a trooper and motor carrier officer from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Cadillac Post were dispatched to M-115 near S Mackinaw Trail for a two-vehicle crash in Clam Lake Township. The investigation revealed a semi-truck driven by a 60-year-old Hersey man was traveling SE on M-115. A United States Postal Service (USPS) truck driven by 55-year-old Leah Marie Tibbs from McBain was also headed SE on M-115 traveling on the shoulder. Continue reading

US Postal Service truck in Natick MA catches fire, authorities say

Source: US Postal Service truck in Natick catches fire, authorities say – masslive.com