Electric interstate bus route from Seattle to Eugene planned

The Flixbus being recharged on Electric Island during its pilot run on Sunday, Nov. 28.

European transit company FlixMobility and Northwest bus service MTRWestern have teamed up to launch a new electric bus line in the Pacific Northwest.

The plan is that a "FlixBus" interstate electric bus route will stop at Seattle, Portland, Corvallis and Eugene, starting sometime in 2022.