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Calif. District Adds to Largest Fleet of Electric School Buses

Twin Rivers Unified School District in Sacramento, California unveiled nine new electric school buses with another 10 on the way, as it expands its...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Can School Bus Emissions Retrofits Improve Student Test Scores?

A new Georgia State University study claims that retrofitting school buses with emissions-reduction equipment can not only save money and improve air quality but...
Driver's cockpit in an electric school bus.

Nevada Law Boosts Funds for Electric School Buses & Infrastructure

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed legislation that extends a higher rate of reimbursement to school districts for purchasing electric school buses or adding...
Name plate at EPA headquarters

EPA Sets New Diesel Emissions Reduction Act School Bus Rebates

Christmas arrived early for 145 school bus fleets in 43 states and territories that received new Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The U.S. Environmental...
Sign showing direction of closest electric charging station.

Report: Using VW Money to Purchase Diesel Buses is a ‘Wasted Opportunity’

A new report from two environmental research organizations concludes that most states are grossly under-using the $3 billion Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund to...
Roger Nielsen of Daimler Trucks North America

ACT Expo Debates Electric Versus Alt Fuels for Commercial Vehicles

Roger M. Nielsen, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, headlined the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo this week and proclaimed the arrival...

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...
A Los Angeles electric school bus being charged. Interest in electric is expanding across the U.S.

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...
Name plate at EPA headquarters

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...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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