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Propane fuel tank underneath a school bus.

EPA Seeks Comments on Standardizing Heavy-Duty NOx Emissions Nationwide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ramping up its efforts to target harmful emissions from heavy-duty commercial vehicles with an advanced notice of proposed...

8 States Commit to Faster Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a collaborative effort to protect public health and accelerate the transition to clean transportation, California is joining with seven other...
The Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 are part of Daimler Trucks’ global electrified initiative.

Daimler Trucks North America Recognized with Clean Air Technology Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Daimler Trucks North America, LLC. (DTNA) was recognized today with the 2019 Clean Air Technology award from the South Coast...
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...

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...

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,...
Author and SeQuential Co-Founder Ian Hill (left) is working alongside colleagues, including co-founder and SeQuential COO Tyson Keever (right), to encourage fleet managers to implement cleaner fuels.

Policies Impacting Clean Fuel Use

There are many reasons to embrace cleaner fuels. Improved emissions, less toxicity, and carbon reduction are among the numerous benefits of moving away from...
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...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Report to Congress Details Progress Made in Cleaning Up Dirty Diesel

School buses remain the largest transportation segment to receive funding as a result of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA), the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Proterra May Be Headed for an IPO, Claims Forbes

Silicon Valley-based Proterra, a leading manufacturer of zero-emission electric transit vehicles, buses and EV technology solutions for commercial applications, “may be heading for an...

February 2020

STN’s bus garage issue features articles about selecting maintenance software, being proactive when inspecting and maintaining fleets,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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