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New Thomas Built hybrid shown at Arizona dealership
October 1, 2009

PHOENIX — School district officials throughout the state had an opportunity to view and test drive Thomas Built Buses’ new Saf-T-Liner C2e hybrid scho...

Collins to offer propane-powered Type A
October 1, 2009

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. has entered into an exclusive agreement with CleanFUEL USA to develop the first Type A school bus to operate on a...

Adopt-A-Watt provides bus stop lights, green project funds
October 1, 2009

TAYLOR, Mich. — As approved by a unanimous vote by the Board of Education in July, Taylor School District will acquire solar school bus stop lights th...

Propane grants will fund buying of 245 buses
September 7, 2009

AUSTIN, Texas — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $12.6 million to the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state’s energy agency, for the ...

Collins to offer propane-powered Type A school bus
September 2, 2009
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. has entered into an exclusive agreement with CleanFUEL USA to develop the first Type A school bus to operate on ...
Propane Vision will continue after GM engine plant shutdown
September 1, 2009
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird will continue to offer its Propane-Powered Vision after the closure of a GM engine plant.

The school bus manufacture...

EPA awards $2.5M to NSTA for Midwest projects
September 1, 2009

CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has awarded approximately $2.5 million to the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) to replace older school buses ...

Propane grants will fund purchase of 245 buses
August 27, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas — On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the award of $12.6 million to the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state...
Teen heads successful campaign for clean school buses
August 24, 2009
PITTSBURGH — Peter Bartholomew, an incoming Pittsburgh Public Schools high school student, is campaigning for cleaner school buses.

Bartholome...

Durham takes delivery of hybrid-electric school bus
August 18, 2009
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has received the first of its two NEXBUS hybrid-electric school buses from Collins Bus Corp.

The f...

New Thomas Built hybrid to be shown at Arizona dealership
August 12, 2009
PHOENIX — School district officials throughout the state will have an opportunity to view and test drive Thomas Built Buses’ new Saf-T-Liner C2e hybr...
Adopt-A-Watt provides bus stop lights, green project funds to local schools
August 5, 2009
TAYLOR, Mich. — As approved by a unanimous vote by the Board of Education last month, the Taylor School District will acquire solar school bus stop l...
Michigan environmental agency awarded EPA grant
August 3, 2009
GRAND LEDGE, Mich. — Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities (GLACC) has been awarded a $1.07 million grant from the EPA to reduce school bus emissions in ...
Collins completes first hybrid Type A school bus
July 29, 2009
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. has completed the manufacture of its first NEXBUS hybrid-electric school bus. The Type A bus is built on a...
3 Texas districts purchase propane-powered buses
July 23, 2009
Three Texas school districts — Alvin Independent School District (ISD), Angleton ISD and Lindale ISD — are adding Blue Bird Corp. Propane-Powered Vis...
California districts receive $46M for air quality measures
July 15, 2009
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. — The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) last week awarded nearly $43 million to help Southern California school ...
South Carolina earns $500K in EPA funds
July 8, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — South Carolina is getting a $553,918 grant to help reduce the amount of pollution created by diesel school buses, the U.S. EPA ann...
Making DEF Work for Your Operation
July 1, 2009

In talking with school bus fleet managers, transportation directors and mechanics about how they’re going to meet the tough new EPA air quality sta...

IC Bus prices to increase $6K in 2010
June 17, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — The price of school buses made by IC Bus will increase by $6,000 per unit next year to meet the EPA’s more stringent emissions st...
Irvington High named America's Greenest School
June 17, 2009
FREMONT, Calif. — IC Bus announced the winner of its first annual contest to find America’s Greenest School.

Sophomore Alexander Chen’s essay w...

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