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One of two electric school buses received by South Bend Community School Corporation in Indiana, plugged in on a snowy day. (Photo courtesy of South Bend Community School Corp.)

EPA Funds 2,675 More Electric School Buses Across 36 States

Nearly 98 percent of the school buses to be funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s year-two Clean School Bus Program competitive grants will...
A panel discusses implementing electric school buses for students with special needs at the 2023 TSD Conference. From left: Steven Mentzer, senior EV principal consultant for First Consulting; Peggy Stone, director of transportation for Lincoln County Schools in West Virginia; and Michael Hogains, a driver-trainer with Los Angeles Unified School District.

TSD Panelists Discuss Implications of Electric School Bus on Special Needs Service

During the 2023 Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference, panelists discussed implementing electric school buses into their fleets and the impact it...
School bus in a Los Angeles neighborhood, California.

Report Finds Challenges to California Vehicle Electrification Plans

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a new analysis that examines the state of California’s readiness for full vehicle electrification, especially as the...
File photo of a Los Angeles Unified School District electric bus. The 2023 EPA Clean School Bus Program Rebate focuses more on large school districts that despite having large numbers of disadvantaged students do not meet U.S. Census requirements for serving areas of persistent poverty.

Los Angeles County Sets Roadmap for New Electric School Bus Sales in Four Years

By the start of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Los Angeles County in California is setting a nation-leading school bus electrification goal. The...
Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) speaks during a press conference on Nov. 29, 2023, calling for stronger EPA regulation for heavy duty vehicles.

Senators Call for Stronger EPA Regulation for Heavy Duty Vehicles

U.S. Sens. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) are calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to finalize the strongest possible Phase 3...

School Bus Contractors Share Why They Switched to Propane

FRISCO, Texas – Three transportation contractors shared how they are integrating propane into their school bus operations and the resulting financial benefits they are...

February 2024

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