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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...
The eLion school bus from The Lion Electric Company was displayed at the 2018 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California.

New York Plans to Use Electric School Buses in Summer

White Plains, New York, located near the border with Connecticut, saw the arrival of the state’s first five electric school buses in 2018. While...
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...

Lion Electric Co. Debuts its New York Experience Center

GREEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Lion Electric Co. announced on October 10 that it has opened its second Lion Experience Center, in Green Island,...

Proterra Launches Multi-Dispenser Charging Solution for Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Fleets

BURLINGAME, Calif. — Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, launched a multi-dispenser charging solution today that enables Proterra charging systems to have...
Thomas Built Buses presents its new electric school bus Jouley

Four Drawbacks of Electric Buses & What You Can Do About...

While there is a lot of hype surrounding electric school buses, there is also quite a bit of speculation. From range anxiety to high...

Connecting the Dots

When reviewing keynote speaker candidates for the three School Transportation News conferences, I look for a certain “j’ ne sais quoi.” The term literally...
Sign showing direction of closest electric charging station.

Virginia Earmarks $20M in VW Funds to Spur Electric School Bus...

Virginia school districts will be able to start applying for Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust funds early next year to upgrade diesel school buses to...
First Student said this electric bus being tested in Rochester, Minnesota, is the first step in the company’s evolution toward sustainability.

First Student Pilot Tests Electric School Bus in Minnesota

North America’s largest school bus contractor launched one of several new initiatives to test the feasibility of all-electric vehicles to transport students to and...
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...

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...