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Bringing BioDiesel to Southern Utah and Beyond

The goal for Robert Anderson has always been to create an environmentally sound alternative to diesel fuel. It has been a pursuit for Anderson since he was 15 tinkering around…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 13:46

NHTSA: 130 People Died in School Bus-Related Crashes in 2013

Crashes involving school buses claimed the lives of 130 individuals throughout the United States in 2013, according to tabulations of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) by…
  • Last modified on Monday, 06 July 2015 11:26

Long Road to Reality Begins for New GHG, CAFE Proposals

While the public comment period for the proposed Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles will extend for the next three…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 25 June 2015 13:57

In the Zone: Daimler Trucks Acquires Minority Stake in Zonar

Zonar Systems will continue to operate independently following this morning’s news that Daimler Trucks North America is now a minority investor in the vehicle telematics and electronic fleet inspection provider,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 25 June 2015 07:28

Bus Contractor STI Adds New Executive to Steer Expansion

Thomas Kominsky is the chief growth officer of Student Transportation Inc., a newly created position to direct the school bus contractor’s North American acquisition strategy.
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 June 2015 15:34

Feds Propose Phase 2 GHG, CAFE Standards for Commercial Vehicles

School buses will be subject to a 16-percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions and fuel consumption by the 2021 model year after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway…
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New Jersey Contractor Williams Passes Away

Benjamin Riley Williams, owner of bus contractor BR Williams Inc., passed away Wednesday at Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey. He was 77.
  • Last modified on Friday, 19 June 2015 17:24

Law Approves School Bus Cameras in Mobile, Ala.

Proponents of safe student transportation have won another victory in cracking down on reckless drivers after Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed legislation to permit cameras on Mobile County school buses.
  • Last modified on Friday, 19 June 2015 12:43

Mass. Governor Allots $5M for Transportation Reimbursement

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced today that he will set aside $5 million for the Regional School Transportation Reimbursement Fund (RTR) through a supplemental allotment for fiscal year 2015.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 June 2015 17:01

Thomas Built Buses Unveils Nearly $12M Facility Expansion for C2

Members of the media received a tour this week of the Saf-T-Liner C2 plant, featuring new equipment and infrastructure to streamline operations, including updates that decrease paint time by more…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 June 2015 17:03

Ford Transit Provides Option Small Bus Manufacturer Demands

Modern society is built on the idea of choice. The ability to choose between multiple options that garner the best results is why companies provide a range of production lines.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:44

Bus Contractor STA Raises Money for Cancer Care

Staff members of the Student Transportation of America, Inc. (STA) location in Weare, New Hampshire recently raised over $3,700 for the Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 17:10

New Head Start Proposal Seeks to Cut Transportation Red Tape

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced a proposed rule that would extend the Head Start calendar to a full school day and school year, requiring more collaboration than…
  • Last modified on Friday, 19 June 2015 11:40