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.
Blanchard Machinery will now sell and service Blue Bird school buses in the state under its Blanchard Bus Centers division.
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.
The warranty for Allison 2000 Pupil Transport Series transmissions on Blue Bird buses will increase to seven years/unlimited miles starting next year.
Orland School District contracts with Cook-Illinois Corp. to transport the district’s students on propane buses.
NAFTC’s Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training, which was launched at Blue Bird’s facility in February, is recognized by the Automotive Training Managers Council.
After ending a contract with a transportation company, Rockwood School District acquires its own fleet of 164 Blue Bird diesel school buses.
School Bus Fleet turns 60 this year — a remarkable achievement for any magazine — but that’s only one of the noteworthy milestones in 2016.
The family-run school bus company’s loyalty and service and the manufacturer’s quality products and knowledge have helped them stick together for half a century.
Jeff Merten is named VP of the school bus OEM’s Parts & Service group, while Bill Landreth steps into a new role as executive director of parts sales.
École St. Mary, Regina Catholic School Division and LP3 Transportation Solutions adds 89 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses. These buses make up 100% of the school division’s Type C fleet.
The Vision Gen 4 Propane bus incorporates changes that enhance serviceability and reliability, according to the OEM.
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.