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Companies Offer Cleaning Tips, Solutions for the Future of School Busing

The school bus industry is coming up with solutions to better prepare transportation directors for the new normal of sanitizing their fleets for the...
FIle photo of the IC Bus plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

City of Tulsa, Navistar at Impasse Over School Bus Manufacturing Plant

A Navistar representative said it is “unfathomable” that the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, appears unwilling to negotiate new lease terms for the company’s school...
The IC Bus Tulsa manufacturing plant is referred to as “The Green Mile,” for its emerald-hued, mile-long assembly floor.

School Bus Payment Deferrals Available to Customers During COVID-19 Closures

Two school bus manufacturers are offering leeway to their customers on school bus payments during the coronavirus outbreak. In a press release issued on April...
A Twin Rivers Unified School District mechanic performs AC checks and diagnostics.

Defining, Tracking, ’Uptime’ in the School Bus Industry

There are many industry suppliers—both original equipment and after-market manufacturers, plus individual fleet operators—that are marketing their products, systems, and software to improve the...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information for state, national and federal agencies, manufacturers,...

Thomas Built Buses Names Jed Routh as VP of Sales, Service...

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses, Inc., the leading manufacturer of school buses, has named Jed Routh as the vice president of sales,...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Thomas Built Buses’ Kilgore Shares ‘Blue Sky’ Vision for Student Transportation

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry.  Leslie Kilgore,...

Thomas Built Buses Adds TrailerCraft as New Dealer in Alaska

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has added TrailerCraft, Inc. to its dealer network as the new exclusive Thomas Built Buses dealer for...

Over 100 Blue Bird Electric School Buses are Being Plugged in

MACON, Ga. — Across North America, some students returning to school this fall will ride electric school buses. More than 100 electric school buses,...

Blue Bird’s 3rd Quarter Profits are Higher Than the Prior Year

MACON, Ga. — Blue Bird Corporation (NASDAQ: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2019 third-quarter results. Compared...

August 2020

August 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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