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.
New gasoline and CNG school buses, a V8 diesel engine, and electronic stability control are among the offerings that customers experience at a Blue Bird event in Nashville.
David Fink will lead the school bus OEM’s Northeast region sales team, cultivating existing relationships with Blue Bird customers and developing new business.
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.
The 43rd Annual Montgomery-Bucks School Bus Safety Competition in Pennsylvania will use the alternative-fuel buses for the first time.