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The Road Ahead for Thomas Built Buses [VIDEO]

The Route with Kevin Bangston of Thomas Built Buses

Executive Editor of School Bus Fleet, Wes Platt, talks with Kevin Bangston, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses, about the bus manufacturer's plans and opportunities. This episode is sponsored by Thomas Built Buses, a leader in pupil transportation.

Latest EPA Funding Round Supports 269 Propane Autogas School Buses

Blue Bird propane-powered school buses.

Through three rounds of funding, the EPA program has allocated more than $2.8 billion for 8,427 electric school buses and 440 low-emissions propane buses. According to PERC: For the same amount of money distributed for electric buses ($2.77 billion), the program could have helped fund up to 92,635 propane buses, assuming each received the $30,000 incentive.

Zum Launches All-Electric, V2G-Capable Fleet in California District

Zum's electric school buses.

Zum and Oakland Unified School District introduce the first 100% electric school bus fleet in the U.S., equipped with bidirectional chargers for grid support. This groundbreaking initiative aims to reduce emissions, improve air quality, and enhance grid resilience, setting a precedent for sustainable student transportation nationwide.

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