Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Watch: U.S. Senator Visits Dealer Sonny Merryman, Talks Electric School Buses

Sen. Mark Warner attended an event at dealership Sonny Merryman near Lynchburg to see Virginia’s first electric school bus. Warner discussed the bipartisan Infrastructure...

California District Shares Tips for Electric School Bus Operations

A webinar presented by vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology provider Nuvve Corp. shared the story of how Cajon Valley Union School District near San Diego dove...
A view of the east steps of the United States Capitol Building.

Update: Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Sets Stage for House Vote

Characterized as “uncommonly bipartisan,” the Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package over eight years that includes $5 billion for electric and low-emissions school buses. It...

Watch: California School District Strives for Emission Reductions with Electric School Buses

Anaheim Elementary School District (AESD) Superintendent Christopher Downing said that by next June the district anticipates 25 percent of its fleet to be electric...
Cartwright School District 83, located in Phoenix is the first district in Arizona to have an 84-passenger electric school bus. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Hernández.)

Arizona School District Receives First 84-Passenger Electric School Bus in State

Sarah Hernández, director of transportation for Cartwright School District 83, was beaming through the phone as she spoke of the state’s first 84-passenger electric...

New Survey Indicates Americans Tend to Support Zero-Emission School Buses

Two-thirds of voters nationwide support federal investment to transition one-fifth of the country’s school buses from diesel-powered vehicles to electric, zero-emission buses, according to...

September 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on federal funding for school bus Wi-fi, preparing for cyberthreats, 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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