Franklin Pierce Schools' new Blue Bird electric bus is part of the district’s effort to replace its fleet of diesel buses.
From purchasing and operating one school bus company to later establishing another from the ground up, Reliance Student Transportation President and CEO John Polli has proven his dedication and commitment to the school bus industry.
Chico Unified School District adds one electric school bus and Brawley Elementary School District receives three new electric buses.
West Fargo Public Schools’ new Blue Bird Vision electric bus can travel up to 120 miles between charges, and will recharge at the district’s onsite charging station.
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 school bus manufacturer shows its Blue Bird Vision Propane bus at the Atlanta Science Festival to educate students about the bus's technology.
Officials at Dynamic Specialty Services say that the new facility in Edmonton, Alberta, will offer a range of parts and Blue Bird buses.
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.
Even though ESC is not required on new school buses in the U.S.,many OEMs are making the technology standard, guaranteeing school districts provide safe, efficient transportation for students.
Bethel School District’s new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses are expected to produce nitrogen oxide emissions at 0.02 NOx.
A growing demand for propane buses in recent years has sparked an influx of training programs for maintenance technicians. Here, industry experts share top tips and best practices for maintaining propane school buses.
The standard ESC feature is available for buses equipped with air brakes, and the backup camera systems apply to all new Blue Bird school buses built in 2019.