NY Mourns Passing of State Director Sansaricq

Mary Sansaricq, the state director of student transportation at the New York State Department of Education, passed away following complications from gall bladder surgery. She was 65.

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School Bus Industry Opposes Proposed DERA Cuts

The school bus industry is well represented in efforts to oppose an amendment to the House Interior and EPA appropriations bill that would cut funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act, or DERA.

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Anatomy of Hurricane Prep: Florida School District Readies for Irma

With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida, student transporters in at least a half-dozen states are preparing for heavy rains, high winds and flooding from the strongest Atlantic storm in more than a decade. One district in particular is taking extreme measures to prepare.

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SoCal School District Latest to Adopt Electric Buses

Colton Unified School District east of Los Angeles is joining a growing number of student transporters in testing ZEVs as it prepares to employ two Type-C, all-electric school buses from Creative Bus Sales and Starcraft into route service this month.

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Updated: Tropical Storm Harvey Floods Houston, Hits Louisiana

Hurricane Harvey has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it now affects Lousiana, where authorities also remain on high alert, but the deluge and resulting floods in Houston have already claimed nearly two dozen lives and forced local schools to cancel classes and school bus service for at least the next week. 

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Cummins Unveils First Electric Commercial Truck Concept

Utilizing the same engine power school buses rely upon, Cummins pulled back the curtain on a Class 7 truck to demonstrate the company’s range of technologies, including the first electrified commercial truck, that offer a glimpse of future school bus power solutions.

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