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Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Connecticut Awards $1.7M in VW Money for New School Buses

Three school bus contractors that operate in Connecticut are sharing over $1.7 million in Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Funds to acquire 31 new school buses...
GreenPower unveiled its Synapse 72 all-electric school bus on Oct. 5, 2017 in downtown Vancouver and conducted demonstration rides for local schools.

GreenPower Delivers First Electric School Buses to Southern California Districts

Canadian-based GreenPower Motor Company, Inc. announced in its quarterly earnings update that it has delivered its first two zero-emission Synapse 72 electric school buses...
A electric school bus being charged. Interest in electric is expanding across the U.S.

Florida Officials Share Strategy for Introducing Electric, Alternative-Fuel School Buses

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in the first phase of replacing older diesel buses with electric or alternative fuel school buses in...
The EPA building in Washington, D.C.

Latest EPA National DERA Grants Application Process Set to Begin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the upcoming availability of about $44 million in national grants provided by the Diesel Emission Reduction...

EPA Awards New Grant to Retrofit, Replace 24 Oregon School Buses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $5.6 million in support for clean diesel projects throughout the Pacific Northwest, including a nearly half-million dollars...
The four new Blue Bird Vision all-electric buses arrive at Bay Shore School District. Photo by Krystyna M. Baumgartner, public relations specialist at Bay Shore School District.

EPA Grant Brings 4 Blue Bird Electric School Buses to New York District

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a clean diesel grant of $695,509 to the Bay Shore Union Free School District on New York’s...
Name plate at EPA headquarters

EPA Awards Clean School Bus Grants in Several States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Oct. 28 that Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants have been awarded to several states and...

EPA Funds Continue Mississippi Early Replacement School Bus Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding a Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program grant of $478,395 to the...
EPA Deputy Regional Administrator Walter Mugdan displays a dirty hanky from the tailpipe emissions of a 1998 diesel-powered bus.

EPA Funds Reduce School Bus Emissions in New Jersey School District

Toms River Regional School District on New Jersey’s East Coast is using $200,000 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rebate money to purchase 10...
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler.

EPA Accepting Applications for DERA School Bus Rebates Program

A new funding opportunity for public school bus fleets opened last week when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality...

January 2020

Our first issue of 2020 commences with articles about customer service, training, and installation for new technology,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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