Kings Canyon Unified School District located in California’s San Joaquin Valley received its first SST-e model last month, and expects three more soon. School officials estimate that each all-electric school bus will save more than $10,000 a year in fuel and maintenance costs.
An Indiana bill designed to prevent widespread cutbacks in school bus service was amended a second time before it passed the Senate last week. Now, HB 1062 would allow school bus ads to generate revenue in three districts as part of a pilot approved by bill sponsor Sen. Patricia Miller (R-Indianapolis).
As attendees were checking out of the host hotel for the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference in Nashville, Tenn., many were already setting their sites on the 2015 conference, which is returning to Frisco, Texas, March 20-25.