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Blue Bird Delivers Record 15,000th Propane School Bus

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The 18 buses delivered to Newport News Public Schools may look ordinary, but a unique fuel powers them: propane. Their...

Missouri School District is Saving Money with Propane School Buses

Grain Valley School District in Missouri replaced its aging diesel school buses with propane in 2018, and has been saving money on fuel and...

Alternative Fuel Wins Big at BusCon in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Alliance AutoGas customer Davidson County Transportation System was recognized for its sustainability efforts at BusCon, the largest bus show in North...

District Chooses Propane Buses for Cost Savings, Emission Reductions

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. — When Columbia Falls School District 6 began school last month, it joined over 900 other school districts across the nation...
The Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus with battery pack, thermal management software from Proterra. The bus was displayed at the ACT EXPO in Long Beach, California on April 26, 2019.

Michigan Welcomes First Electric School Buses

Seven school districts across the Wolverine State have used Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund money to acquire a total of 17 electric school buses. The...

Indiana’s VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Awards $9.8 million

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) awarded $9.8 million in first-round spending from the state’s Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust,...
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Largest Electric School Bus Deployment Ever of 1,000 Vehicles Set

Dominion Energy Virginia has announced plans for the largest electric school bus deployment in the U.S., with the aim of reducing emissions, providing cost...

Cummins and Blue Bird Join Forces to Electrify California’s School Bus...

MILPITAS, Calif. — California is leading the way in the electrification of school bus fleets. Hundreds of millions of dollars in grants and subsidies...

U.S. Continues as No. 1 Global Petroleum and Natural Gas Producer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Energy Information Administration announced today that U.S. petroleum and natural gas production increased by 16 percent and by 12...
The model-year 2017 Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that was used by researchers last year.

University Study Claims Propane School Buses Outperform Diesel in Reducing NOx

A year-long study performed by the nonprofit Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (CAFEE) at West Virginia University, and commissioned by the propane...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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