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Zonar, NAPT Announce Don Carnahan Memorial Grant to Promote Student Safety

SEATTLE — Zonar, the leader in smart fleet technology, in partnership with the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT), today announced that the 2020...
Temple ISD received eight new diesel IC school buses. Photo courtesy of Amy Scopac.

Temple ISD Receives Eight New School Buses with Texas Grant Funding

Temple Independent School District, located in between Dallas and Austin, purchased eight new diesel school buses with funding from the Texas Commission on Environmental...
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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...
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Electric Buses Charge into School Districts

School buses that are powered by alternative fuels are a prime candidate for funding. And electric is no exception. More and more electric buses...

Washington School District Acquires State’s First All-Electric School Bus

Franklin Pierce Schools is unveiling the first all-electric school bus in the state of Washington, which will be test-driven by Gov. Jay Inslee today,...

Safe Fleet Announces 2019 Anti-Bullying Grant Winners

BELTON, Mo. — Safe Fleet has announced the winners of the 2019 United to End Bullying Grant program. There were 47 school districts and...
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Senate Bill Seeks to Replace Diesel School Buses with Electric

A partisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Kamala Harris would authorize $2 million to pay the incremental cost of replacing diesel...
The U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C.

German Automotive Manufacturer Fined for Role in Volkswagen Emissions Fraud

A federal court in Detroit sentenced a German company to pay a $35 million criminal penalty for its role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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