Triad Community Unit School District #2 will receive a $650,000 grant for the purchase of three electric school buses and charging infrastructure.
Pflugerville Independent School District launches its new transportation department and fleet of 159 school buses for the 2019-20 school year.
As the hustle and bustle of the new school year ramps up, remember to take a minute to slow down and breathe.
School districts in Ann Arbor, Gaylord, Kalamazoo, Oxford, Roseville, Three Rivers, and Zeeland will receive a total of $4.2 million to purchase 17 new electric school buses.
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.
The state releases its first round of Volkswagen settlement funds, approving the purchase of 82 new school buses for 16 school districts.
The new buses for Livingston Parish Public Schools will replace buses that were lost during a flood in 2016.
Districts need more financial support not only to ensure they have enough drivers, but safe, reliable buses for them to drive as well.
Chico Unified School District adds one electric school bus and Brawley Elementary School District receives three new electric buses.
The State Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy awarded the districts $626,573 in grants to purchase a total of 28 new school buses.
SBF’s monthly “BUSting Up” cartoon looks at the lighter side of pupil transportation. The November 2018 through June 2019 entries cover school bus replacement, driver qualifications, and student demands.
House Bill 1255 would establish the state’s Zero-Emission Vehicle School Bus Transition Grant Program to provide funding for electric school buses.
The state releases its final wave of the settlement funds, approving the purchase of 45 new school buses for rural districts and charter schools.