Black and Green, not Black or Green: The Future of School Bus Fueling

Fleet operators across a broad range of industries are faced with difficult and potentially costly decisions related to how they will fuel their vehicles in the future. The long-life nature of these assets makes the decision on fuel choice one that a fleet manager, transportation director, and the organization an extremely consequential one. 

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Sharp Bus Lines Purchases 60 Thomas Built Buses Equipped with State-of-the-Art Safety Features

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Sharp Bus Lines, one of the largest full-service student transportation companies in Ontario, Canada, has added 60 new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses that include the latest in safety technology and features. Unlike other buses in its fleet, these are equipped with the new Perimeter View 360 camera package (PV360) and Mobileye collision avoidance through Thomas Built Buses. Both technologies are part of Thomas Built’s BusWise suite of technologies.

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 replacement.

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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, reduced emissions vehicles, or to add emissions and idle reduction devices.

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Student Accessibility, Safety Featured at TSD Trade Show

FRISCO, TEXAS — Several exhibitors displayed new products at the TSD Trade Show, including a redesigned low-floor school bus from Type-A body manufacturer Collins Bus that removes the need for a wheelchair lift and increases accessibility for all students.

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