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Categories: Management
Q&A: Phil Horlock Points to Strong School Bus Sales, Despite Impact of Steel Tariffs

With healthy property tax revenue and high demand to replace old school buses, industry sales will hit recent highs again this year, says the Blue Bird CEO....

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009589/qa-phil-horlock-points-to-strong-school-bus-sales-despite-impact-of-steel-tariff
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Arizona Tabs VW Funds to Replace Old School Buses

The state plans to use two-thirds of its Volkswagen settlement money to buy around 300 new school buses in low-income communities.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041010/arizona-tabs-vw-funds-to-replace-old-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels

The major engine manufacturer will purchase Efficient Drivetrains Inc., which is supplying powertrains for forthcoming electric school bus models.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041100/cummins-to-acquire-electric-and-hybrid-powertrain-provider-edi
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Number of Propane School Buses in Operation Tops 15,000, PERC Reports

The Propane Research & Education Council unveils a video that highlights autogas growth in the school transportation market.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041133/number-of-propane-school-buses-in-operation-tops-15-000-perc-reports
Categories: Alternative Fuels
5 Questions: John Gonzales on Benefits of Alt-Fuels, Impact of VW Funding

John Gonzales, a senior engineer for NREL, discusses alt-fuel trends, funding from the Volkswagen settlements, and the potential of electric school buses.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009616/5-questions-john-gonzales-on-benefits-of-alt-fuels-impact-of-vw-funding
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management, Special Needs Transportation
New Electric Type A School Bus Coming From Collins

The bus utilizes Motiv’s Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis, based on the Ford E-450 platform.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041171/new-electric-type-a-school-bus-coming-from-collins
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
SBX Attendees Share Solutions for Driver Shortage, Student Discipline

The cost factors of alternative fuels and the transportation impact of school reform are also key topics at the 2018 edition of the event.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009619/sbx-attendees-share-solutions-for-driver-shortage-student-discipline
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Roush CleanTech Enters Electric Vehicle Market

The company, best known for its propane fuel systems, expands its alt-fuel portfolio with electric vehicles built on the Ford F-650 chassis.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041209/roush-cleantech-enters-electric-vehicle-market
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
EPA Offers $40 Million in Diesel Emission Reduction Grants

For the new round of DERA funds, the EPA expects to make between 20 and 80 awards for projects to replace or retrofit older diesel vehicles, including...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041221/epa-offers-40-million-in-diesel-emission-reduction-grants
Categories: Legal/Legislative
How Will the VW Settlement Funds Impact School Buses? Check With Your State

As state agencies work out plans for their share of the Volkswagen diesel mitigation funding, it has become clear that allocations for school buses will...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10003366/how-will-the-vw-settlement-funds-impact-school-buses-check-with-your-state
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Operators, Suppliers Share Solutions at School Bus eXchange

School bus driver shortage, alternative fuels, and student behavior are key topics of discussion at the 2018 edition of the event.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041230/operators-suppliers-share-solutions-at-school-bus-exchange
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Alternative Fuel Questions Answered in New Website Feature

Roush CleanTech is fielding inquiries about propane and other fuels in the new “Got Questions?” section of the School Bus Fleet site.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041251/alternative-fuel-questions-answered-in-new-website-feature
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Lion Electric Co. Appoints 2 New Sales VPs for U.S.

Tony Watkins and Nate Baguio join Lion as the electric school bus manufacturer expands its vehicle lineup.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041271/lion-electric-co-appoints-2-new-sales-vps-for-u-s
Categories: Alternative Fuels
IC Bus Takes Electric School Bus on the Road

The OEM kicks off a national tour with its ChargE concept electric bus. The first stop is the California Association of School Transportation Officials...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041280/ic-bus-takes-electric-school-bus-on-the-road
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
IC Bus Ramps Up Gasoline School Bus Production, Demos Electric Model

The gasoline CE bus will start full production next month, and the ChargE electric bus will tour the West Coast, IC Bus officials reveal in an interview.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041301/ic-bus-ramps-up-gasoline-school-bus-production-demos-electric-model
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Colorado Fleet Leader David Anderson to Retire

Anderson, a 37-year veteran in pupil transportation, has been recognized for his expertise in school bus fleet maintenance and efficiency practices.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041315/colorado-fleet-leader-david-anderson-to-retire
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management

San Antonio ISD earns a DERA grant of nearly $300,000 to be used in replacing 11 diesel buses with propane models.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041319/texas-district-launches-propane-school-bus-program
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
California School District Orders 2 GreenPower Electric School Buses

The Synapse 72 all-electric buses are expected to be delivered to Rialto Unified School District this summer.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041335/california-school-district-orders-2-greenpower-electric-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Alt-Fuel Tax Credits Extended Through 2017

A $0.50 per gallon credit for propane and natural gas and an alt-fuel infrastructure incentive are among tax provisions retroactively applied to last year.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041340/alt-fuel-tax-credits-extended-through-2017
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
PERC Points to Growth in Propane School Buses

According to the Propane Education & Research Council, there are now more than 13,000 propane autogas school buses on U.S. roads.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041416/perc-points-to-growth-in-propane-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management, Safety
School Bus Operator Go Riteway Awarded for Clean Fuel Use

The contractor is named a Clean Fuel Champion by Wisconsin Clean Cities.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041432/school-bus-operator-go-riteway-awarded-for-clean-fuel-use
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
EPA to Demonstrate New Grant Application Process

A pair of webinars will provide training on Workspace, which will be required for grant applicants starting Jan. 1.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041461/epa-to-demonstrate-new-grant-application-process
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Thomas Built Reveals New Electric School Bus

At the NAPT conference, the manufacturer surprises attendees with a Saf-T-Liner C2 electric bus, which has a range of about 100 miles.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041494/thomas-built-reveals-new-electric-school-bus
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
California Agency Offers Grants for CNG, Propane School Buses

The program will provide funding to replace pre-1994 diesel school buses in Southern California.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041537/california-agency-offers-grants-for-cng-propane-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management, Safety
VW Mitigation Funding Moves Closer as U.S. Files Trust Agreements

Monday, Oct. 2, became the “Trust Effective Date” for the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. Now, states have 60 days to elect to become...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041552/vw-mitigation-funding-moves-closer-as-u-s-files-trust-agreements
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
California Air Agency to Discuss Plans for VW Mitigation Funds

A public workshop will seek input on the state’s use of its $423 million share of the VW diesel settlement funding.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041571/california-air-agency-to-discuss-plans-for-vw-mitigation-funds
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Input Needed for School District Fleet Survey

The survey covers such timely topics as school bus driver shortage, new bus buying, and changes in transportation service levels.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041587/input-needed-for-school-district-fleet-survey
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management, Safety
Denis Gallagher Urges ‘Old School’ Fleets to Modernize

The CEO of Student Transportation Inc. says that many school bus operations need to replace their aging vehicles, embrace new technologies, and...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009690/denis-gallagher-urges-old-school-fleets-to-modernize
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Thomas Built Buses Partners With Propane Solutions Provider

The school bus OEM’s strategic partnership with Agility Fuel Solutions follows Agility’s acquisition of CleanFuel USA’s assets.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041715/thomas-built-buses-partners-with-propane-solutions-provider
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
5 Questions: Allen Schaeffer on Diesel Emissions, VW Settlements

Allen Schaeffer, the executive director for the Diesel Technology Forum, shares insights on emission reductions, the VW settlement funds, and renewable diesel.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009696/5-questions-allen-schaeffer-on-diesel-emissions-vw-settlements
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
California School Transportation Veteran Jill Gayaldo to Retire

Gayaldo, who worked her way up from secretary to director, will step down from her role at Elk Grove USD after more than 30 years in pupil transportation.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041748/california-school-transportation-veteran-jill-gayaldo-to-retire
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management, Safety
$23 Million Added for Clean Diesel Grants

The current DERA grant opportunity triples from $11 million to $34 million, and the application deadline is extended to July 5.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041759/23-million-added-for-clean-diesel-grants
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Missouri District Honored for CNG School Bus Fleet

North Kansas City Schools is reportedly the first school district to win the ACT Expo’s Transit and Mobility award for sustainable transportation.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041798/missouri-district-honored-for-cng-school-bus-fleet
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management, Safety
SBX Attendees Weigh Pros and Cons of Alt-Fuels, Diesel

Fuel choices, school reform, and the ongoing driver shortage are hot topics at School Bus eXchange 2017.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041841/sbx-attendees-weigh-pros-and-cons-of-alt-fuels-diesel
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
South Carolina Adds New Propane School Buses to Fleet

The state acquires 26 Blue Bird propane buses as part of its efforts to update its aging fleet.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041939/south-carolina-adds-new-propane-school-buses-to-fleet
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
North Kansas City Makes Big Move to CNG School Buses

The district recently replaced the majority of its diesel fleet with 124 new CNG buses. Here, Director of Transportation Lon Waterman discusses the...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042136/north-kansas-city-makes-big-move-to-cng-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management, Safety
NAPT Reveals Full Schedule for Summit

Sessions at the upcoming Summit in Kansas City will cover such topics as school bus technology, budgets, safety, and security.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042209/napt-reveals-full-schedule-for-summit
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management, Safety
Keeping Pace With Technology a Key Theme for School Bus Contractors

At NSTA’s annual meeting, contractors discuss the potential benefits of new safety technologies — and the potential threat of Uber and other...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042310/keeping-pace-with-technology-a-key-theme-for-school-bus-contractors
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Canadian Conference Covers Alt-Fuels, Technology for School Buses

Insights on fuel options, practical ideas for Wi-Fi on school buses, and an inspiring Olympian were among the standouts at the Canadian Pupil Transportation...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042455/canadian-conference-covers-alt-fuels-technology-for-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management, Safety
SBX Discussions Dig Into Driver Shortage, Stop-arm Running

The second edition of School Bus eXchange brings school bus operators and suppliers to Colorado to share solutions for key issues facing the industry.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042478/sbx-discussions-dig-into-driver-shortage-stop-arm-running
Categories: Legal/Legislative
School shows big ‘Love’ for the bus

At ASBC’s Love the Bus event in rural Sloughhouse, California, dignitaries from Congress and the EPA cite the benefits of school buses, and students...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10003421/school-shows-big-love-for-the-bus
Categories: Alternative Fuels
EPA guide targets air pollution levels at schools

The document offers strategies for limiting students’ exposure, including ventilation and filtration, school siting decisions, anti-idling policies...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042619/epa-guide-targets-air-pollution-levels-at-schools
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
New all-electric school bus to fit 48 passengers

The e-Quest XL electric bus, a Starcraft body on a Ford F59 chassis, uses a Motiv electric powertrain. Motiv and Creative Bus Sales partner to launch the...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042636/new-all-electric-school-bus-to-fit-48-passengers
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
IC Bus emphasizes choices for customers

At the NAPT trade show, the school bus OEM showcases its various options for engine and transmission. Also, the company plans to add a gasoline engine...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042750/ic-bus-emphasizes-choices-for-customers
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
New natural gas engine unveiled for school bus market

Cummins Westport’s ISB6.7 G is a 6.7-liter mid-range natural gas engine that is based on the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine platform.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10042952/new-natural-gas-engine-unveiled-for-school-bus-market
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Safety
Alt-fueling Equipment Offers Myriad Options for Fleet Needs

For operations that run propane or CNG school buses, suppliers can provide customized solutions for efficient and reliable fueling.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009872/alt-fueling-equipment-offers-myriad-options-for-fleet-needs
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
School buses make the rounds at Navistar’s new proving grounds

IC Bus school buses, as well as Navistar’s commercial trucks and military vehicles, will undergo testing at the company’s 668-acre site in New Carlisle,...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10043078/school-buses-make-the-rounds-at-navistars-new-proving-grounds
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Safety
Acquisition brings together 2 propane engine suppliers

Power Solutions International is purchasing Powertrain Integration. Both companies provide propane engines for school buses.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10043093/acquisition-brings-together-2-propane-engine-suppliers
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
School bus fleets see fuel savings with Kinetics Hybrid

According to a case study, two school districts saw average increases of 26% to 28% miles per gallon in trials of the bolt-on electric hybrid system.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10043178/school-bus-fleets-see-fuel-savings-with-kinetics-hybrid
Categories: Management
IC Bus Exec Trish Reed Talks Propane, School Bus Sales

Reed discusses the benefits of IC Bus’ new propane school bus, which the manufacturer sees tying in to projected growth in alternative fuels.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009901/ic-bus-exec-trish-reed-talks-propane-school-bus-sales


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