While diesel and gasoline engines will still be the main power source for commercial vehicles for the next decade, fleets are now testing and buying sustainable vehicle technologies in record numbers. That’s according to a new study of fleet use of sustainable vehicle platforms for medium- and heavy-duty fleets, such as natural gas, propane, electric, and renewable fuels.
The buses are Blue Bird All American models, equipped with the Cummins 100% electric PowerDrive system, which produces zero emissions.
Cummins and Navistar have extended their engine partnership through the next two emission cycles.
The powerful, proprietary, no-rinse, no-wipe, one-step, all-purpose “cleaner, deodorizer, disinfectant and anti-allergen” is fogged onto a vehicle’s passenger cabin surfaces and throughout its HVAC system to sanitize, deodorize, and disinfect.
The VW mitigation settlement money will fund for one to two electric school bus pilots each in four regions of the state.
More than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide will conduct extra patrols to safeguard students as they get on and off the school bus this fall.
The three associations that joined to form the Student Transportation Aligned for Return To School Task Force will host five webinars covering critical transportation issues as schools reopen.
Pittsburgh Public Schools has selected Transfinder’s Routefinder solution to create school bus routes for the nearly 30,000 students it transports.