The company purchases School Lines, a dealer of Blue Bird and Micro Bird by Girardin school and commercial buses.
Pupil transporters in Colorado, Georgia, and Illinois share the financial benefits of adding propane buses to their fleets — including reduced costs on oil and filter changes and minimal cold-weather starts.
Support for special-needs transporters, effective radio communication, and electric buses were among the topics covered at the California Association of School Transportation Officials' annual conference.
Three school districts have purchased a total of 17 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses.
Mark Riccio, the former alternative fuels manager for Blue Bird, is the new vice president of sales at Highland Electric Transportation Inc.
Dynamic Specialty Vehicles is now the certified Blue Bird dealer for the entire province of Alberta.
The school bus manufacturer's director of product planning discusses embracing alternative fuels and customizing buses to meet a variety of special needs.
Canyon State Bus Sales of Arizona is honored as the school bus manufacturer’s top dealer for 2019. The dealer also won the award in 2016.
The new buses for Suffolk Transportation and Bay Shore Union Free School District are part of the first production line series of electric models from Blue Bird.
The Missouri Propane Education and Research Council’s rebate to Student Transportation of America is for its purchase of 10 of the alternative-fuel buses. The council has committed $1 million to help school districts in the state transition from diesel to propane buses.
Henry County Schools' Blue Bird Vision propane buses are expected to emit 500 fewer pounds of particulate matter per year and about 19,000 fewer pounds of nitrogen oxide than the diesel buses they replaced.
The school bus manufacturer delivers more than a dozen propane-powered buses to Newport News (Va.) Public Schools and North Penn School District in Lansdale, Pa.
Electric buses, onboard technology, seat belts, and illegal passing were key points of discussion on the first full day.
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