The electric-powered Micro Bird G5 and All American RE school buses are slated to be available in 2018.
Sessions at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association event cover such compelling issues as missed bus stops, stop-arm running, and crashes with stationary objects. New school buses and a scenic river also catch attendees' attention.
The engine is certified to the optional low nitrogen oxide (NOx) level of 0.05 g/bhp-hr. It is available in Blue Bird Type C buses and class 4 to 7 vehicles.
Newport News Public Schools acquires 24 Blue Bird Vision Propane school buses.
The school bus manufacturer is now offering Allison Transmission's FuelSense 2.0 for new buses with Allison transmissions ordered on or after May 1.
The gasoline-powered Type C school bus, which uses a Ford 6.8L V10 engine, is now certified to the federal standard of 0.20 g/bhp-hr for NOx emissions.
The two-day workshop will cover maintenance of the Roush CleanTech propane autogas fuel system on Blue Bird Vision school buses.
The convertible NextGen seat is designed to allow customers to change the seat back frame to have a three-point or child-restraint seat without having to purchase new seats for reinstallation into a bus.
Following two recent bus fires, Klamath County School District sidelined 14 buses of the same model and year. Now the district is making changes to wires and hydraulic lines.
The state acquires 26 Blue Bird propane buses as part of its efforts to update its aging fleet.
At the Product Immersion Tour stop, transportation officials check out the latest offerings from Blue Bird, Micro Bird, and their component suppliers.
The U.S. Department of Energy awards the funds to the school bus manufacturer for a zero-emissions, 100% vehicle-to-grid electric bus.
Albert "Buddy" Luce Jr., an integral figure in the history of Blue Bird, died on Jan. 11 at age 94.