Delivery of the CE Series buses, which are equipped with Power Solutions International engines, began in June and will be complete in time for the 2016-17 school year.
The station fuels Lodi Unified School District’s 54 CNG buses and serves as a backup for other fleets in the area.
The Propane Education and Research Council’s Michael Taylor discusses ways in which propane school buses can save transportation providers money beyond just in fuel costs.
Volkswagen’s diesel car scandal settlements in the U.S. will provide $2.7 billion for emissions reduction projects, with school buses being among the eligible vehicles.
School transportation provider Transporte Sonnell was selected to become a dealer for Thomas Built Buses at the beginning of 2016.
Adomani receives letters of intent from nine school districts in California for 25 GreenPower Type C and Type A all-electric buses.
The districts get grants of up to $350,000 for electric Type C school buses and chargers for a pilot program in Massachusetts.
The competition is open to any kind of photo related to school transportation. The deadline is this Friday, June 10.
The second edition of School Bus eXchange brings school bus operators and suppliers to Colorado to share solutions for key issues facing the industry.
Since 2015, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, and Hillsborough County school districts have added 170 new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses and have seen lower emissions and savings in fuel and maintenance costs.
As sales of propane school buses grow, so does the demand for technicians to be trained on servicing them. Here’s an overview of propane maintenance basics and the programs that are available for in-depth instruction.
The technology is proven, and the buses offer cheaper operating costs as well as zero emissions. Still, with scarce funding in many states and extremely cold winter temperatures, will the vehicles gain traction in the school transportation market?
Orders can now be placed for Thomas Built’s first Type C school bus powered by compressed natural gas. Production is expected to begin next month.
The new school buses will also run on propane and will include onboard video surveillance and GPS.
Bibb County (Ga.) School District adds 22 Blue Bird Propane Vision buses to its 31 units after seeing benefits such as less maintenance and lower costs.