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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...
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Largest Electric School Bus Deployment Ever of 1,000 Vehicles Set

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

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...
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...
Cummins offers exclusive hands-on and classroom training on school bus maintenance at the STN EXPO Indianapolis.

Recorded: Free Cummins Webinar Takes Attendees Back to Maintenance School

A free webinar on Aug. 13 provided an overview of specialized school bus maintenance training offered by Cummins at its headquarters in Indiana. The...
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Zero Emissions School Buses Make Cents

The modern availability of products, services, and training, makes it entirely possible to successfully and cost-effectively integrate electric school buses into a district fleet. An...
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WATCH: Top 5 Reasons Propane Autogas is the Right Fuel for...

Propane autogas isn’t new to the school transportation world. In fact, it’s been a proven performer in buses since the 1970s. Over the past...

Tennessee Schools to Replace 143 School Buses

Next-Gen Transportation reported in a June 3 article that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced its support for school bus replacements...
Thomas Built Buses presents its new electric school bus Jouley

Your Guide to Getting Started with School Bus Electrification

It’s a new and exciting day in the school bus industry. With electric vehicle technology advancing at a rapid pace, the feasibility for electric...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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