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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 lead...

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...
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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...
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Texas School District is Replacing One-Fourth of its Fleet with Propane

Georgetown Independent School District (GISD) in Texas is purchasing 33 new school buses to replace its aging diesel fleet with propane-powered vehicles, reported Kxan. The...
Sign showing direction of closest electric charging station.

New Jersey Senate Bill Introduces $10M Electric School Bus Program

A new bill introduced into the New Jersey State Senate, SB 2436, sponsored by Rep. Patrick Diegnan and Sen. Linda Greenstein, directs the Board of...
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Propane Autogas School Bus Online Center for VW Settlement Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Propane Education & Research Council has launched a new resource center that will provide school transportation professionals with in-depth information...

Have You Left Money Lying Around? A Look at California’s Clean...

LONG BEACH, Calif. — There’s an old story told by economists: A senior and junior economist are walking down the street, when the junior...
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Forest River, Creative Bus Sales & Phoenix Motorcars Partner for Zero...

ONTARIO, Calif. — Forest River, Inc., Creative Bus Sales & Phoenix Motorcars have formed an alliance to jointly develop, build and distribute electric zero...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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