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First School Buses Purchases From Volkswagen Settlement are Propane-Powered

LAFAYETTE, La. — Louisiana is the first state to release its Volkswagen settlement fund dollars, and Lafayette Parish Schools has become the first recipient....

Tire Manufactures Announce Latest Price Increases

President Donald Trump announced on July 10, a new trade policy to increase tariffs by 10 percent for various imports from China, including tires. All...

Cooperative Procurement Programs are Getting More Popular

MADISON, Ind. — Competitive bidding ensures government agencies, educational institutions and other nonprofit organizations receive fair prices from a range of manufacturers for the...

Shortage of School Buses Leads Alaska District to Hire Taxis

Lower Kuskokwin School District (LSKD) in in Bethel Alaska is turning to taxi drivers as a way to transport students to school until new...

School Bus Engines Studied in Webinar

A School Transportation News webinar on school bus engines provided a broad review of Cummins, Inc. engines for the school bus market, covering all...

Replace, Refurbish or Retrofit Aging School Buses?

Is funding or capital the factors school districts or bus companies should consider for determining how long a school bus should be used? Is...

Collins Bus Wins $26M Paratransit Contract in NYC

The New York City Transit is purchasing 400 paratransit buses from Collins Bus, after the subsidiary of REV Group won a contract for its...

Webinar Offers Plan for Implementing School Bus 3-point Seat Belts

A free webinar sponsored by IMMI/SafeGuard provided a former transportation director’s experiences and lessons learned when implementing school bus lap/shoulder seat belts. Monica Coburn is...

School Bus Maker Blue Bird OKS $25M Stock Buy

Blue Bird Corp. (NASDAQ: BLBD; Macon, Ga.), an independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced yesterday, June 13, that its board of directors...
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Black and Green, not Black or Green: The Future of School...

Fleet operators across a broad range of industries are faced with difficult and potentially costly decisions about how they will fuel their vehicles in...

November 2018

Nicole Portee of Denver Public Schools personifies industry leadership. Here, she poses with several of the district’s...

Buyer’s Guide 2018

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Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...