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Calif. Districts Receive $35M for Alt-Fuel School Buses

Southern California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District has approved over $35.6 million worth of grants for near-zero or low-NOx alternative fuel school buses for the region. 
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ACT EXPO Panel Advises on School Bus Replacement

LONG BEACH, CALIF. — A roundtable discussion at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO featured a panel of experts in student transportation and clean energy giving advice for efficient school bus…
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School Buses Benefit from California Cap-and-Trade Funds

LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Rural school districts in California can now receive up to $400,000 in California Air Resources Board funding that offsets the entire cost of purchasing a new…
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Motiv, Collins Partner on Latest Type-A Electric School Bus

LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Motiv Power Systems is equipping its electrified Ford E-450 EPIC-4 chassis for Collins Bus, and in the process, is further expanding the Type-A ZEV school bus…
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CARB & States Sue EPA Over GHG Emissions Standards

LONG BEACH, CALIF. — The California Air Resources Board, 17 U.S. states and D.C. filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for loosening greenhouse gas emission regulations…
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Pa. School District Wins Propane Environmental Award

Upper Moreland School District was recognized, along with 22 other local and state agencies, by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, as nearly three-quarters of its fleet is now comprised…
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Webinar Updates State Plans on VW Funds

A free STN webinar provided an overview of the current standing of the VW Mitigation Trust Fund and what student transporters can do to secure funding for cleaner school buses.…
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School Buses Vie for $40M in National Clean Diesel Grants

Older diesel-powered school buses are among the vehicles eligible for the latest round of Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to purchase newer,…
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Bill Adds Year for Districts to Comply with Paul Lee Law

New fast-tracked legislation from California State Sen. Ben Hueso would immediately delay implementation of a law that requires child safety alert systems on approximately 25,000 school buses statewide, to give…
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Chattanooga School Bus Driver Gets 4 Years in Prison

UPDATE — JUNE 15 — Former Durham School Services bus driver Johnthony Walker, who was convicted in March 2018 of criminally negligent homicide, was also charged yesterday, June 14, with…
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