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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...
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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...
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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...
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Report: Using VW Money to Purchase Diesel Buses is a ‘Wasted...

A new report from two environmental research organizations concludes that most states are grossly under-using the $3 billion Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund to...

Zonar & NAPT Promote Child Safety with the 10th Annual Don...

SEATTLE, Wash. — Zonar, the leader in smart fleet technology, in partnership with the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT), today announced that the...

Last of Arizona VW Settlement Money Goes to Rural School Districts

Gov. Doug Ducey announced the fifth and final wave of $5 million in Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund dollars to 45 school districts in 13...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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