Whether members are interested in idling reduction, upgrading to newer and cleaner diesel engines, or need help moving to alternate fuels, the National School Transportation Association can help in a variety of ways.
As electric buses become a more feasible option for pupil transporters, operators in the U.S. and Canada are noting various benefits, including charging efficiency, fuel savings, and the need for consistent maintenance training.
The bus, which is now available for purchase, features an engine that is 90% cleaner than the national emissions standard, according to Roush CleanTech.
The latest round of DERA funding will be used to replace 473 school buses in 43 states or territories.
House Bill 1255 would establish the state’s Zero-Emission Vehicle School Bus Transition Grant Program to provide funding for electric school buses.
The electric power holding company's proposal to the North Carolina Utilities Commission would help fund the adoption of electric school buses and electric public transportation, and would lead to almost 2,500 new charging stations across the state.
The school bus manufacturer shows its Blue Bird Vision Propane bus at the Atlanta Science Festival to educate students about the bus's technology.
Transportation company chairman Dale Krapf testifies before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the Diesel Emission Reduction Act program.
The school bus manufacturer cites lower upfront costs and ease of fueling accessibility as key factors in the growing sales of its Vision Gasoline bus.
Proposals for the program funds can be submitted through March 26.
Bethel School District’s new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses are expected to produce nitrogen oxide emissions at 0.02 NOx.
The state releases its third and fourth wave of settlement funds, approving the purchase of 67 new school buses for 35 school districts and charter schools.
Fulton County (Ga.) School System will replace 85 of its diesel-powered school buses with new propane buses.