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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 N.Y....

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...

EPA Funding Opportunities for School Districts, School Buses Detailed

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $330,375 to the Dayton Public School District in Ohio, to...
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...

Real-World Testing Claims Propane Autogas School Bus Emissions Are Far Lower...

Rubber is meeting the road when it comes to school bus emissions in real-world tests. With more than 18,000 propane autogas school buses on...

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...
School bus technicians participated in classroom and hands-on training at the Cummins Service Training School held during the 2019 STN EXPO Indianapolis.

Cummins Webinar Tackles School Bus Engine Maintenance

The latest Cummins webinar featured advice and tips on how to best maintain and service diesel and CNG school bus engines. Technical Support Managers...

School Bus Dash Lamps—Why They Turn On & What Turns Them...

There’s plenty of stress driving a school bus route. Seeing a dash lamp suddenly come on while in the middle of a route can...

More Kids are Riding More New Clean Diesel School Buses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This year, 1.6 million more kids are heading back to school riding in the newest advanced technology diesel buses, outfitted with...

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...