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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...
School Bus Cameras

Sen. Schumer Calls for Federal Report on School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Sen. Charles E. Schumer is urging federal action on the guidelines and use of federal funding for the installation of school bus stop-arm cameras...
Ariel shot of a school bus yard

Buy, Lease or Finance Your School Buses?

I recently read a study of the auto loan industry that was posted at supermoney.com. It reported that Americans bought 17.3 million vehicles in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Image is from the A-Z Bus Sales Facebook page.

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...

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...

Cummins Offers Three Choices For VW Settlement Funds

It is hard to attend any trade show, technician training, or bus-related event without hearing the terms “VW Funding” at least 5 times. Multiple...

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...