A Type-D school bus converted to electric from diesel and outfitted with solar panels received the go-ahead from CHP last week to be pilot tested in Gilroy, California, located about 80 miles southeast of San Francisco.
A workshop presented at the STN EXPO last month shared with student transporters how they can utilze department, driver and vehicle data “to tell a story” of safety or efficiencies when working with parents, school boards and even their own employees.
Blue Bird said FuelSense, the rebranded next generation in fuel savings launched recently by Allison Transmissions, is a standard offering on all Vision and All American models with Cummins ISB6.7L diesel engines and Allison's 2000 Series transmission.
School districts have a number of options and opportunities for everything from identifying grant fund projects for alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure to obtaining help in grant writing, a Clean Cities expert told STN webinar viewers on Tuesday.
Student transportation contractors First Student, Inc. and Mile Square Transportation announced a partnership to consolidate services in the Hudson Valley, Westchester, and Bronx areas of New York under a name, First Mile Square LLC.