After running propane-autogas school buses for six years, the Seguin Independent School District estimates a 33-percent savings on fuel costs, in addition to helping reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
Robie Hartling of Stock Transportation's Ottawa location won the third annual National Express Corporation School Bus Safety Poster Contest for his depiction of how crossover mirrors increase student safety at school bus stops.
As the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy approaches, safety remains a top priority for the Newtown (Conn.) Public School District. To keep students safe the entire school day, Newtown recently outfitted all of its school buses with PRO-VISION School Bus Video Recording Systems.
Dave Oberdorff was promoted to president and chief executive officer of school bus air conditioning manufacturer American Cooling Technologies, announced company founders James Schreiber and J.R. Lucas. Previously, Oberdorff was the company's general manager.
Two school districts in Illinois and Ohio are cleaning up their bus fleets thanks to funding from the EPA Clean School Bus grant program. Zanesville City Schools, located about 55 miles east of Columbus, Ohio, received $62,298 to install diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs) and anti-idling equipment on 21 buses as well as emission-reduction equipment on 10 more.