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(Free Webinar) Incentives to Drive Adoption of Electric School Buses

If you operate electric school bus or are interested in purchasing them, you may be familiar with competitive grant programs with limited funding. Well,...

Highland Electric Transportation Raises $253 Million from Vision Ridge Partners, Fontinalis Partners, and Existing Investors

HAMILTON, Mass. — Highland Electric Transportation, a provider of turnkey fleet solutions delivering the latest in zero-emission technologies to school districts and fleet managers,...

(STN Podcast E51) Advocate & Collaborate: Solving Transportation Problems in the Age of COVID-19

Tony & Ryan discuss the Biden administration’s school reopening plans, masks and vaccines for students, and the latest federal stimulus funding bill being championed...

Buttigieg Confirmed as U.S. Transportation Secretary

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and a Democrat presidential candidate last year, was sworn in as Secretary of Transportation after...

U.S. Senators Seek Quick Implementation of CERTS Act

A group of 29 senators petitioned incoming Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to fast-track the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) Act. Sens. Susan Collins,...

(STN Podcast E49) Many Questions: COVID-19 Vaccines & New Year Budgets

COVID-19 vaccine distribution is progressing, but school districts must consider employee protections while encouraging compliance. Transportation departments also form their budgets while the federal...

CERTS Coalition Calls for $40B in New Relief Funding

Following a year of unprecedented losses, the private motorcoach, school bus and passenger vessel industries have called on Congress to fund $40 billion in...

New Federal COVID-19 Response Strategy Targets Safe Reopening of Schools

The U.S. Department of Education and Health and Human Services are partnering to provide school districts with guidance for reopening to in-person classes and...

EPA Seeks DERA Applications to Replace Old, Diesel School Buses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting applications for its 2021 Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants to replace older diesel vehicles, including school...

Latest K-12 Relief Funds Cover School Bus Ventilation Systems

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) confirmed for School Transportation News that school districts can use the latest round of COVID-19 relief grants to...

February 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on alternative fuels, the mechanic environment, bus garage upgrades, and more....
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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