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Jouley electric school bus. (Photo courtesy of Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia.)

Green Ribbon Schools Profile: Albemarle County Public Schools

School Transportation News is highlighting U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools winners throughout the week, in honor of Earth Day. Albemarle County Public...
An electric bus during the Green Bus Summit ride and drive event during the 2022 STN EXPO Reno. (Photo by Vince Rios Design.)

EPA Announces Latest Grant Program Prioritizing Electric School Buses

The student transportation industry has another 652 million reasons to adopt electric school buses. That would be $652 million, or 70 percent of the nearly...
Orange County Public Schools in Florida, the ninth-largest school district in the nation, won the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award in 2016. Since then, the district has created a sustainability plan, which includes transportation.

National Green Ribbon Schools Focus on Sustainability, Environmental Impacts

Eight years ago, Orange County Public Schools in Florida won a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award. Since then, the district has...

Electric School Bus Webinars Scheduled for This Summer

Looking for more guidance and information on electric school bus adoption? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean School Bus Program will be co-hosting...
A school bus traversing a wooden bridge on the Pine Ridge Reservation in North Dakota. Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office

DERA Tribal and Territory Grants Coming Soon

More funding for cleaner school buses is coming soon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the 2024 Diesel Emissions and Reduction Act...
Woman charges a First Student electric school bus.

Innovator of the Year Talks School Bus Charging Solutions

Student transportation contractor and electrification pioneer First Student shared a new, efficient solution to school bus infrastructure challenges. To begin the Thursday webinar, Steven Mentzer,...

May 2024

This month's issue features articles on how technology can further student safety and optimize transportation operations. Learn more about...

Buyer’s Guide 2024

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


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