Green Bus

Side by Side: Hybrid Technologies to Be Studied

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — New York State officials kicked off what they said was a first-of-its-kind study last week that will compare a regular diesel-electric hybrid and a plug-in variant against a traditional diesel bus.

California Freezes Lower Emissions School Bus Project

An emaciated state budget has forced California to temporarily shut down its successful Lower Emissions School Bus Program, the California Air Resources Board announced in a letter to school districts late last month.

IC Bus Searching for ‘America’s Greenest School’

Students across the nation were invited this week to write a 500-word essay that describes steps their school has taken to become more environmentally friendly, and a chance to win a new hybrid IC Bus valued at $200,000 for their district.

Rocky Mountain Hybrid

THORTON, Colo. — Adams 12 Five Star Schools is taking its daily hybrid school bus operation higher than it’s ever been before.

ASBC Puts Yellow Shade on Earth Day

The EPA released a video statement from Administrator Lisa Jackson commemorating the 39th anniversary of Earth Day with a call to all Americans to continue and increase progress in cleaning up the environment for the nation’s children, and the American School Bus Council responded with updated figures on how the yellow school bus can reduce fuel consumption and relieve traffic congestion.
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