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District Chooses Propane Buses for Cost Savings, Emission Reductions

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. — When Columbia Falls School District 6 began school last month, it joined over 900 other school districts across the nation...
Author and SeQuential Co-Founder Ian Hill (left) is working alongside colleagues, including co-founder and SeQuential COO Tyson Keever (right), to encourage fleet managers to implement cleaner fuels.

Policies Impacting Clean Fuel Use

There are many reasons to embrace cleaner fuels. Improved emissions, less toxicity, and carbon reduction are among the numerous benefits of moving away from...
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...

Proterra May Be Headed for an IPO, Claims Forbes

Silicon Valley-based Proterra, a leading manufacturer of zero-emission electric transit vehicles, buses and EV technology solutions for commercial applications, “may be heading for an...
August 2019 issue of School Transportation News

August 2019

Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and more. Read the full August 2019 Issue.  Cover Story Garage...

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...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here.  Cover Story Retention Starts with Appreciation Cultivating a positive environment can...

Why Invest in ‘Green’ School Buses

Editor's Note: Phil Horlock, president and CEO of Blue Bird, discusses alternative fuels in the STN July 2019 Issue. Below are his comments, “Why...
School Bus loading children

Speaking Up for Electric School Buses

Over $2.7 billion dollars have been distributed across states, tribes, and U.S. territories as the result of the Volkswagen (VW) emissions scandal settlement. For...
Gov. Jay Inslee sits in the new all-electric Blue Bird school bus.

Washington School District Purchases its First All-Electric School Bus

On Monday, June 17, Franklin Pierce School District (FPS) unveiled the state of Washington’s first all-electric school bus. The Blue Bird vehicle fits right...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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