Saturday, July 4, 2020

Green Bus

Mayor Bill De Blasio displays an executive order he signed during his State of the City address on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (Photo courtesy of New York City Mayor’s Office.)

Details Still in Development on NYC Plan to Electrify School Buses

School bus contractors that operate service in New York City are in the process of identifying how they will meet a mandate to provide...

Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Extended Through September

At the end of 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act 2020, which extends the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit...
Mayor Bill De Blasio displays an executive order he signed during his State of the City address on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (Photo courtesy of New York City Mayor’s Office.)

School Buses Among New York City Fleet to Go Electric

The first electric school buses operated by the New York City Department of Education and its contractor companies will hit the streets this September. So...
Students exit a Maine school bus. (Wikipedia Commons)

Maine Bill Calls for Increased Funding of Electric School Buses

Adam Mayo is cautiously optimistic about the promise of electric school buses. The director of transportation for Maine School Administrative District 75, located about half-way...

EPA Awards DERA Grant to New Mexico to Cut Diesel Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $476,330 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant to the New Mexico Environmental Department to cut emissions...
Propane fuel tank underneath a school bus.

EPA Seeks Comments on Standardizing Heavy-Duty NOx Emissions Nationwide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ramping up its efforts to target harmful emissions from heavy-duty commercial vehicles with an advanced notice of proposed...

July 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and student health...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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