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EPA awards grants to Midwest school districts
March 13, 2008
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has presented two school systems in the Midwest with funds to implement projects that will reduce the amount of exhaust emitte...
EPA awards grant to Tennessee environmental agency for bus retrofits
January 2, 2008
GALLATIN, Tenn. — The Southeast Diesel Collaborative recently presented the Tennessee Department of Education and Conservation with funds to ins...
EPA, Scholastic Inc. promote clean school buses
January 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPA and Scholastic Inc. have partnered to educate children about clean air and to promote environmentally-friendly school buses...

Green Movement Keeps Sprouting Up
October 1, 2007

With the EPA requirements of emissions limits for 2007 engines and conversion to ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD), the pupil transportation industry is ...

Too Good to Be True? (Part 2)
November 1, 2006

An engineering expert takes exception to the promises of better fuel economy, extended oil intervals and reduced emissions made by suppliers of fuel additives, engine attachments and other aftermarket products. The second of a two-part article.

Q&A: ‘Pre-Buy’ Activity Boosts School Bus Sales in 2006
October 1, 2006

Thomas Built Buses President and CEO John O’Leary says the manufacturing sector is seeing increased sales due to customers increasing their bus purchasing before the EPA’s stricter emissions standards take effect in 2007.

NAPT Webcast debut covers 2007 emissions
August 1, 2006

Addressing concerns about the EPA’s tightened emissions standards and how they’re going to impact school bus operators was the focus of a Webcast sponsored by the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

2005 Clean School Bus USA Grants
April 1, 2006

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded grants totaling $7.5 million to reduce school bus emissions.

Fleet Facts About Diesel Particulate Filters
March 1, 2006

What you need to know about these emission-control devices, which are being retrofitted into thousands of school buses and will be installed in all 2007 diesel models.

NSTA looks at Head Start, EPA funding at winter meeting
March 1, 2006

MAUI, Hawaii — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) addressed a number of critical issues facing the pupil transportation industry at its mid-winter meeting in late January.

Reduced Engine Emissions, Higher Costs Looming
November 1, 2005

Bringing diesel engines into compliance with 2007 EPA standards will force manufacturers to charge a higher price. But the upside is that emissions will be significantly lower.

What You Need to Know About Diesel Retrofit Equipment
February 1, 2005

The tailpipe emissions of school buses have been attracting greater attention each passing year. Advocacy groups have targeted school buses because of...

Security Awareness Blows Up in Cincinnati
December 1, 2004

For the last few days of October and first few days of November, Cincinnati was the place to be.

75 Great Ways to Improve Your Operation (Part II)
October 1, 2004

16. Explain diesel fumes to parents

Over the past few years, several diesel exhaust studies have created fears about the possible hazards of...

Q&A: International's Cancelliere Sets Sights on Higher Ground
September 1, 2004

In March, International Truck and Engine Corp. announced the promotion of Tom Cellitti from vice president and general manager of the Bus Vehicle Cent...

Biodiesel Putting Down Roots in School Bus Market
February 1, 2004

You can have a cleaner fleet tomorrow. So goes the marketing push for biodiesel, an alternative fuel that promises emissions reductions, local economi...

What's New in the Top 100
December 1, 2002

Buncombe County retrofits engines for cleaner emissions
As part of its Voluntary Diesel Retrofit Program, the Environmental Protection Age...

NASDPTS: State Directors Grapple With Tough National Issues
December 1, 2002

High-profile issues such as school bus occupant protection, school travel research and diesel emissions programs were hot topics at the 2002 conferenc...

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