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Blue Bird honored by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute
May 18, 2009
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. was recently presented with the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute's “Oxygen Award” during the National Alternativ...
IC Bus invites public to vote on America’s Greenest School
May 13, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Ten finalists have been selected in IC Bus’ contest searching for "America’s Greenest School," and the company is inviting the pu...
Cummins to hold diesel exhaust fluid Web seminar
May 8, 2009
Cummins Filtration is presenting a Web seminar on diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and its role in 2010 SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) engines.

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Kentucky districts receive Clean School Bus funding
April 24, 2009
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Six school districts in Kentucky will share nearly $200,000 in funding to reduce emissions from their school buses.

Kentucky F...

Strong sales reported for propane school bus
April 22, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. and CleanFUEL USA will provide 154 Blue Bird propane-powered Vision school buses to several Southern California school districts and ...
Navistar to develop hybrid with engine-off mode
April 20, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — The IC Bus plug-in hybrid school bus will be further developed into a vehicle capable of all-electric drive for extended periods,...
Collins to offer hybrid Type A school buses
April 9, 2009
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Operators of small school buses will soon have the option of utilizing hybrid technology.

Collins Bus Corp. has entere...

Texas district unveils bio-fuel school bus
April 7, 2009
DALLAS — Last week, Dallas County Schools (DCS) unveiled its “Fryer Flyer,” a school bus with twin fuel systems — one that carries biodiesel and one ...
EPA awards grant for St. Louis bus retrofit project
April 7, 2009
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — EPA Region 7 recently presented a $454,849 grant to Grace Hill Settlement House to fund the St. Louis School Bus Retrofit program...
2010 Emission Standards: What Are Your Options?
April 1, 2009

For 2010, North American bus customers will have two choices to be compliant: they can either buy an all-new, add-on after-treatment system using SCR in addition to EGR, which will be offered by most bus manufacturers. Or, they can continue to use an in-cylinder solution with advanced EGR, offered by Navistar in its IC Bus brand school and commercial buses.

Los Angeles District Evolves Fleet and Transportation Practices
April 1, 2009
At Los Angeles Unified School District, the transportation staff has established a motto: “L.A.’s Future Rides With Us.”

It is clear from the d...

EPA calls for stimulus funding applicants
March 26, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Requests for applications (RFAs) are now available for a new clean-diesel funding campaign through the EPA.

The American Rec...

Stimulus includes $300 million for clean diesel
February 18, 2009
DENVER — The economic stimulus package signed by President Obama here on Tuesday contains potential funding for reducing school bus emissions and imp...
DOE reports on fuel cell school bus developments
February 6, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In December, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its Fuel Cell School Buses Report to Congress, fulfilling requirements o...
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute releases conference details
January 28, 2009
LAS VEGAS — The Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Conference and Expo 2009 will be held in Orlando, Fla., from April 19 to 22.

Highlights of the ...

IC Bus seeks America’s Greenest School
January 21, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — IC Bus is inviting students to submit essays nominating their schools to win the title of America’s Greenest School.

Studen...

Hybrid school bus introduced in Colorado
January 20, 2009
THORNTON, Colo. — Colorado’s first hybrid school bus went into service last week, shuttling a group of third-graders on a field trip to an environmen...
California budget crisis spurs grant freeze
January 9, 2009
EL MONTE, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board (ARB) this week informed air districts, school districts and new school bus and diesel particul...
From 'Great' to 'Green'
January 1, 2009
No, that’s not a typo on the cover of this issue.

If you’ve been reading SBF for at least a year, you’re probably familiar with our Grea...

Green Fleets Across America 2009
January 1, 2009

For pupil transporters, “going green” not only benefits the environment and yields cost savings, it provides a healthier ride and an educational experience for students. Here, we showcase practices in place at school districts and contractors throughout the country.

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