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Maryland Bill to Fund Electric School Bus Grants, Pilot Program

Legislation heads to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk that would formally create a $600,000 grant program to assist school districts in adding ZEVs to their...

Electric School Buses Are More Affordable Than You Think

The prognosis is clear: we can no longer ignore the impact of heavy-duty vehicle emissions on our health and environment. In fact, 30 percent...
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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...

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Safety Grants

Michigan awarded $25 million in state grants to fund various school safety initiatives, none of which specifically mention student transportation. But recent developments suggest...

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...
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Grants, Familiarity Aid First Electric Blue Bird Deliveries

A Los Angeles-area school district said its experience with Blue Bird and dealer A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., was the deciding factor in choosing the...
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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...

Zonar Cites Collaboration as Reason for Strong Year

Zonar Systems, a Seattle-based provider of school bus fleet management systems and services, shared how its year has consisted of encouraging company and industry...
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District Highlights Public CNG Station, Electric Buses

Public motorists east of Los Angeles can now fuel their CNG vehicles at a new Rialto Unified School District school bus facility. They are...
Lion Electric school bus at 2018 ACT EXPO

Free Tool Helps with VW Settlement Fund Applications

Grant experts at consulting company Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) have introduced a free online tool to assist school districts and school bus contractors...

April 2019

Superintendent of the year, contracting out student transportation, growing school districts and more. Read the full April...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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