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Washington County’s refurbished school bus gives students access to reading during the summer. (Photo courtesy of Herald & Tribune.)

Washington County School District Rolls out a School Bus Full of...

Washington County School District in Tennessee recently transformed one of its school buses into a rolling library, complete with bookshelves and thousands of books,...
San Marcos Unified School District in California refurbished this 1998 Blue Bird Rear Engine 84-Passenger, transit-style school bus for activity and field trips. (Photo courtesy of Mike Sawyer.)

New School Bus Purchase Grants Shelve Some Refurbishment Projects

While refurbishing school buses to squeeze out more years of operational life may seem like an ancient fleet replacement alternative for some school districts...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Can School Bus Emissions Retrofits Improve Student Test Scores?

A new Georgia State University study claims that retrofitting school buses with emissions-reduction equipment can not only save money and improve air quality but...
Name plate at EPA headquarters

EPA Extends Deadline for $40 Million in DERA Grant Funds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving student transporters more time to apply for grants funds to reduce school bus emissions.  Related: EPA Extends Clean...

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...