Bellwether Education Partners’ reports address issues that are shaping student transportation: school choice, greener alternatives, and safety issues associated with various modes of transportation taken to and from school.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says that with the addition of the alternative-fuel buses, it will be using more propane buses than any other school district in the state.
Kansas City Public Schools adds 155 propane buses and Harris County School District received 11 new diesel school buses.
Mike Boggess will lead some of the supplier’s technology programs, including vehicle range modeling, depot charging simulation, product telemetry, and electrical and thermal efficiency.
The electric bus and charging system manufacturer has launched Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solutions to help commercial vehicle manufacturers electrify their heavy-duty vehicles.
John Benish Jr. was elected president at the association’s recent annual meeting. Curt Macysyn has stepped into the executive director role.
Gov. Henry McMaster announces that the state will use $9.33 million of its Volkswagen settlement funds to purchase a total of 78 new propane school buses and three transit buses.
In research conducted by West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels Engines and Emissions, distance-specific nitrogen oxide emissions measured from propane buses were about 95% less than those measured from diesel buses.
The state releases its first round of Volkswagen settlement funds, approving the purchase of 82 new school buses for 16 school districts.
Biodiesel can lower the risks of harmful emissions while decreasing costs and simplifying fueling for school bus fleets.
The school bus manufacturer's Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus receives certification and eligibility for grant funding from two California agencies.
Kobussen Buses Ltd. and Oshkosh Area School District donate the use of some of their propane school buses to transport attendees for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture event.
The new buses are part of the California Energy Commission's $94 million school bus replacement program to help pupil transportation providers replace more than 200 diesel school buses throughout the state.