To consolidate its transportation management system, Brownsville Independent School District in Texas has signed a contract with Tyler Technologies, Inc. for its Versatrans student transportation management software.
GEORGETOWN, Texas — CleanFUEL USA, an industry leader in propane autogas technology, completed the installation of 85 retail propane autogas stations, making this clean and economical alternative fuel more readily available across the nation.
With growth comes change, and the New Caney Independent School District in Texas, located about 30 miles north from Houston, has been experiencing both in the last five years with its student population.
In late April, a New York Times article titled “In Two-Way Charging, Electric Cars Begin to Earn Money From the Grid” caught the attention of task force members aligned with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) who are currently exploring how to expand “electrified” school buses nationwide.
Thanks to a large grant from the Blue Springs Education Foundation and countless donations, a retired school bus has been given a second life as a shiny new mobile computer lab that will bring new learning resources to children in every type of neighborhood in the Kansas City suburb.
Alternative fuel technology is still a foreign concept to some student transporters who may not be familiar with propane, compressed natural gas (CNG) or hybrid-electric school buses. The good news is that school bus OEMs, “green” suppliers and trade organizations will provide the necessary training.