North Kansas City School District purchases the new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG as a step toward converting its entire fleet to the alternative fuel.
Consultants can help build a case for additional resources and significant changes. Selecting for school transportation experience and specifying the project scope and deliverables are key.
SmartEfficiency focuses on improved uptime, reliability, and fuel economy, according to Cummins. The supplier's 2017 school bus engine lineup offers diesel and natural gas options.
The 2016 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant Program will provide up to $50,000 to contractors for school bus technology hardware.
The software enhancements are designed to increase safety and provide cost savings for fleet operators, according to the supplier.
The school bus manufacturer invests $17 million in lean manufacturing at its Tulsa, Oklahoma-based plant to increase production efficiency.
School districts can apply for up to $50,000 in Zonar school bus technology hardware in the 2016 NAPT/Don Carnahan Memorial Grant program.
The school bus manufacturer upgrades its Tulsa, Oklahoma, plant and implements automotive lean manufacturing practices as it launches new products and technology in the market.
In his 20 years of overseeing pupil transportation in the state, Love has worked to standardize school bus driver training and build centralized systems for driver records and bus contracts.
Chad Barksdale is appointed transitional executive director for California’s West County Transportation Agency in advance of Mike Rea’s retirement.
Transportation veteran Jim Beekman says he sees a paradigm shift that is vital: one that identifies cost per program so decisions use a base of data to support objectives, not just the old methodology of “sounds good to me.”
Officials say that the new facility in Dallas will enable customers of DTNA brands, including Thomas Built Buses, to receive parts faster.
Under the SmartEfficiency initiative, the engine supplier will announce multiple product-line improvements over the next 12 months.