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The Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus with battery pack, thermal management software from Proterra. The bus was displayed at the ACT EXPO in Long Beach, California on April 26, 2019.

Michigan Welcomes First Electric School Buses

Seven school districts across the Wolverine State have used Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund money to acquire a total of 17 electric school buses. The...

Proterra-Powered Electric School Buses, Charging Systems Picked for Pilot

BURLINGAME, Calif. — Today Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus...
A stop arm rests flush against a school bus next to a video camera.

Lawmakers Propose Harsher Penalties for Motorists Who Pass Stopped School Buses

Two recently introduced bills in Michigan and a proposed bill in Ohio call for harsher penalties for drivers who pass a stopped school bus....
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Law Enforcement Officials Offer Back-to-School Safety Tips When Navigating Bus Stops

As the school year starts up, school districts and law enforcement are reminding drivers and students of back-to-school safety. While school districts are creating...

Michigan Communities Benefit from New School Buses

LANSING, Mich. — Dean Transportation, Hoekstra Transportation and Thomas Built Buses today celebrated their collaboration to provide school buses in Michigan at a back-to-school...
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Propane Autogas School Buses Transport EAA AirVenture Attendees

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Propane autogas school buses are on the ground at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture to transport thousands of visitors for this...
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Meritor Reschedules Time for FY 2019 3rd-Quarter Results on July 31

TROY, Mich. — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced on July 16 that its conference call and webcast to discuss the company’s third-quarter results for...
Ride share customer and passenger sitting in the backseat of a car while using the rideshare application in smartphone to give rating to the driver. Commuter and rider giving review in phone taxi app.

Not Your Parent’s Carpool: Growth of Non-School Bus Transportation & Rideshare

Students riding to school in passenger vehicles is nothing new. What has changed is the person and companies that are driving them. As an alternative...
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Wayne Westland Schools Adds Mobile App to Upgrade School Bus Service

Wayne, Mich. — An award-winning mobile app that is designed to help students avoid waiting too long outside for the school bus is being...
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Meritor to Acquire AxleTech, Enhancing Growth Platform in Key Segments

TROY, Mich. — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) said on May 8 that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of the Carlyle...

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...