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4 Ways Biodiesel Extends Beyond Environmentally Friendly

Biodiesel is often introduced as an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional diesel fuel. Biodiesel produces an up to an 85 percent smaller carbon footprint. With...
File photo of the eLion from The Lion Electric Company.

Paper Shares Successes, Lessons Learned from Early Electric School Bus Adopters

A new report provides nearly a dozen recommendations that it claims would reduce technological and economic hurdles for cities, states and school districts when...
First Student said this electric bus being tested in Rochester, Minnesota, is the first step in the company’s evolution toward sustainability.

First Student Pilot Tests Electric School Bus in Minnesota

North America’s largest school bus contractor launched one of several new initiatives to test the feasibility of all-electric vehicles to transport students to and...

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...

Thomas Built Buses First Electric School Bus Powered by Proterra Receives...

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Leading school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, Inc. has announced there is eligibility for funding from the California Energy Commission...

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...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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