Alisal Union School District receives the bus from A-Z Bus Sales. The new alternative-fuel bus will replace an aging diesel-powered unit in the district’s fleet.
The Alaska Energy Authority will use Volkswagen settlement funds to purchase 33 new school buses for eight school districts.
Highland Electric Transportation Inc. chooses a Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus, powered by Proterra, to operate in partnership with Beverly Public Schools.
Pupil transporters in Colorado, Georgia, and Illinois share the financial benefits of adding propane buses to their fleets — including reduced costs on oil and filter changes and minimal cold-weather starts.
Twin Rivers Unified School District in California is working with Electriphi on charging management and data collection as it plans to transition to an all-electric bus fleet.
Three school districts have purchased a total of 17 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses.
Mark Riccio, the former alternative fuels manager for Blue Bird, is the new vice president of sales at Highland Electric Transportation Inc.
Logan Bus Co. is working with electric vehicle charging solutions provider Amply Power to convert the buses to electric and put them on the road in September 2020.
L.D. No. 1894 would set a goal for the state Department of Education to develop rules on bids, specifications, charging stations, and a maintenance training program, and to complete the transition by 2040.
The school divisions will receive a total of 50 Thomas Built Buses’ Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley buses for phase one of the power and electric company’s electric school bus program.
HB 1140 would establish grants to help schools to replace diesel buses with electric buses by 2030. It would also help recipients share information about their experiences with the alternative-fuel vehicles.
Three of the state’s school districts and one transit agency will receive electric buses backed by Volkswagen settlement funds.
The Virginia-based power and electric company selects Thomas Built Buses to supply 50 of its Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley buses for phase one of its electric school bus program.
The agency anticipates making between 40 and 60 grant agreements for projects aimed at reducing emissions from aging diesel engines, including those in school buses.
Triad Community Unit School District #2 will receive the buses, which were sold by Creative Bus Sales and will be built by Starcraft Bus. The buses are funded by the state’s second round of VW settlement funds.
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