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EPA Sets New Diesel Emissions Reduction Act School Bus Rebates

Christmas arrived early for 145 school bus fleets in 43 states and territories that received new Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The U.S. Environmental...
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EPA Extends Deadline for $40 Million in DERA Grant Funds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving student transporters more time to apply for grants funds to reduce school bus emissions.  Related: EPA Extends Clean...
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Atlanta-Area School District Receives EPA Grant for Propane Buses

A nearly $2 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  will allow the Fulton County School District in Georgia to fund the...

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the full February 2019 Issue.  Cover Story  Garage Evolution  George Davis...
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Widespread Support of EPA Proposal to Update NOx Rules

By and large, the school bus industry is supportive of the new EPA Cleaner Trucks Initiative for standardizing emissions regulations for oxides of nitrogen...
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EPA to Propose New Standard on NOx Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will pursue a new rule to address heavy-duty truck and engine emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) that...
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EPA Extends Clean Diesel Tribal Grant Applications Timeline

The U.S. EPA announced that it is extending the deadline for tribal governments and beneficiaries to apply for approximately $2 million for reducing diesel...
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Blue Bird Propane School Bus Certified as Ultra-Low NOx

The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a...
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EPA Awards $2M for Tribal School Bus Operations

The Clean Diesel Tribal Grant program allocates $2 million from the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act for vehicle replacement, including school buses, to improve air...
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Cummins Intends to Meet New Fuel-Efficiency & Greenhouse Gas Standards Early

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Upon release of the first-ever greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel-efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, Cummins Inc. (NYSE:...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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