Thursday, May 13, 2021

Green Bus


Propane Compared, Contrasted With Electric for School Bus Operations

Transportation directors with experience running propane school buses shared how the fuel choice was the best option for their operations when compared to electric. Blue...
A school bus traversing a wooden bridge on the Pine Ridge Reservation in North Dakota. Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office

$4.5M in DERA Funds Available for Tribal Government Green School Buses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened the application period for tribal governments and Alaska Native villages to vie for their share of Diesel...

The Ins and Outs, Do’s and Don’ts of Writing Grants

Sedale Turbovsky made his first Green Bus Summit appearance in 2016 at the STN EXPO Reno, when he discussed his software that helped with...
New York City Schools chancellor Meisha Porter shows off the first electric school bus that will begin transporting students next week.

NYC Aims for Fleet of All-Electric School Buses by 2035

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City has begun phasing in the first 75 electric school buses on the way toward a...

Infrastructure, Revenue Generation Available to Support EV Implementation

School bus manufacturer Blue Bird highlighted its electric vehicle offerings and vehicle-to-grid support during the virtual Green Bus Summit. While propane is a proven fuel...

First Student Executive Miller Outlines School Bus Electrification Roadmap

Knowing the potential obstacles to implementing electric school buses is as important if not more so than realizing the benefits. That was the advice...

May 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on fleet electrification, emergency drills amid COVID-19, and seatbelt safety for students....

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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