In 2020, El Monte Union was awarded a $9.8 million grant by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to fund a cluster of Clean Mobility measures that promote the use of zero-emission vehicles and clean transportation options for students, parents, and staff, while also developing innovative career technical education modules on clean energy careers for students.

The Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project transformed mobility for EMUHSD by adding 11 electric school buses to the fleet, 11 all-electric utility maintenance carts, six electric ride-share vehicles, and charging infrastructure, enabling the District to serve more students and enhance safety through the development of School Mobility and Active Transportation Plans.

Community outreach, education, and engagement components of this project included: