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Last of Arizona VW Settlement Money Goes to Rural School Districts

Gov. Doug Ducey announced the fifth and final wave of $5 million in Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund dollars to 45 school districts in 13...
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Maryland Bill to Fund Electric School Bus Grants, Pilot Program

Legislation heads to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk that would formally create a $600,000 grant program to assist school districts in adding ZEVs to their...

Ill. School District Reviews Benefits of Propane Buses in Webinar

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) showcased the benefits of using propane autogas in school buses, while an Illinois transportation director shared her...
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EPA Extends Deadline for $40 Million in DERA Grant Funds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving student transporters more time to apply for grants funds to reduce school bus emissions.  Related: EPA Extends Clean...
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Atlanta-Area School District Receives EPA Grant for Propane Buses

A nearly $2 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  will allow the Fulton County School District in Georgia to fund the...

More Volkswagen Funds Sent to 22 Arizona School Districts

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced that $8.4 million is available to 22 schools districts for the purchase of dozens of new school buses tied...

California School District Adds 3 New All-Electric School Buses

Sacramento City Unified School District announced that it received three new all-electric small school buses. The acquisition of the Type-A buses, made public on Thursday,...

Proposed NYC Bill Calls for All-Electric School Buses

The New York City Council recently announced a proposed amendment to Administrative Code 24-163.9, which changes the lifespan of school buses and require electric...
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EPA to Propose New Standard on NOx Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will pursue a new rule to address heavy-duty truck and engine emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) that...

Agility Fuels Acquisition Expected to Drive New Solutions

The acquisition of Agility Fuel Solutions by Hexagon Composites ASA is expected by management to result in improved alternative fuel options for commercial vehicles,...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more....

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...