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Quoting Kermit the Frog on Earth Day

According to the famous Muppet Kermit the Frog, “It’s not easy being green.” I think this is true for our environment and school bus transportation in particular.
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MIT: Charge PHEVs at Night to Reduce Overall Pollution

Plugging in your electric school bus at night might just reduce ozone and further decrease the carbon footprint. That's what researchers at MIT suggest in a new study published this…
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What to Do About Illegal (Bicycle) Passers?

We all know (or should know) what the law is for motorists who come upon a stopped school bus with red lights flashing and stop arm extended. But what about…
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The Case of the Run-Away Diesel Engine

The moral of the Closed Crankcase Filter story could be to ensure proper installation to keep the engine from "running away."
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Routes Around the World: Daladalas of Dar es Salaam

STN global correspondent Anson Stewart writes of his visit to Tanzania and the role buses play in the African country for school children and the rest of the society.
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Removing the Waste from School Bus Operations

This month, Thomas Built Buses announced it was presumably the first school bus manufacturer to achieve "Zero-Waste-to-Landfill" operations status.
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