The statewide program offers $10 million for purchasing school buses powered by electricity, renewable diesel, natural gas, or propane.
At the Product Immersion Tour stop, transportation officials check out the latest offerings from Blue Bird, Micro Bird, and their component suppliers.
The electric bus manufacturers and partners hosted an event in Phoenix to share information about the eLion and funding opportunities, and let local school transportation staff check out the bus up close.
The Quebec-based school bus manufacturer will receive support for the facility from the state and from the province’s Green Fund.
The U.S. Department of Energy awards the funds to the school bus manufacturer for a zero-emissions, 100% vehicle-to-grid electric bus.
Public television program MotorWeek spotlights East Baton Rouge Parish Schools, which bought 10 propane school buses after flooding wiped out a portion of its fleet last year. Now, the district has ordered 30 more.
Two new families of Leece-Neville heavy-duty alternators have been designed to improve school bus electrical performance: the IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme high-efficiency/high-output alternators.
In an effort to reduce emissions, cut costs, and improve its fleet, Blue Springs School District has implemented a variety of changes, including a new CNG station, Wi-Fi on activity buses, and a stop-arm camera system.
Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2016 covered stop-arm cameras, electric school buses, and student behavior management, among other topics.
Alliance AutoGas aligns with Donaldson Co. on a line of LPG filters designed to remove potentially harmful particulate matter and heavy ends from propane systems.
Blue Springs School District also recently made a $1.2 million investment in fueling infrastructure for its compressed natural gas fleet.
Waterford School District introduces 10 new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses into its fleet. The district joins nearly 30 others in the state that run the propane-powered buses.
The Propane Education & Research Council adds to its online "Straight Talk" series a video that showcases Northside Independent School District in San Antonio.
The second-largest school district in the country places a big order of Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses.
KIPP: Jacksonville Schools’ 14 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses make up the first completely propane-fueled school bus fleet for a U.S. charter school, Blue Bird and ROUSH CleanTech say.