Friday, June 18, 2021

Green Bus

BYD Enters Electric School Bus Market

Competition in the booming electric school bus market has increased yet again with the announcement from Build Your Dreams (BYD), a Chinese automotive giant,...
The Miami Beach skyline. Stock photo.

Electric Fun in Sun as South Florida Embraces Zero-Emission School Buses

The Greater Miami-Ft. Lauderdale area will soon boast the most electric school buses in Florida. Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the largest district by student enrollment...

Behind the Scenes: Electrification of North America’s Largest School Bus Operation

With plans to electrify its national fleet of 43,000 yellow school buses, contractor First Student pulled back the curtain on its partnership with NextEra...
Ray Manolo works on a school bus. He discussed green bus maintenance at a summit on April 22, 2021. (Image courtesy of Twin Rivers Unified School District.)

Maintenance Experts Talk Green School Bus Training Needs at Summit

A long-held misconception among maintenance personal is that switching to electric school buses will require less work and ultimately fewer technicians to do the...
Small and large public and private fleets are eligible to win Green Bus Summit Awards for their adoption of alternative fuel and electricity.

Award Winners Represent Nearly 1,300 Green School Buses Across North America

Among the recipients of the Green Bus Fleet Awards announced on April 22 are a large school bus contractor that operates the most propane...
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Propane Compared, Contrasted With Electric for School Bus Operations

Transportation directors with experience running propane school buses shared how the fuel choice was the best option for their operations when compared to electric. Blue...

June 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on school bus contractors, onboard Wi-Fi for students, driver shortages, and...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...

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