The Interior and Environmental Agencies Appropriations bill has proposed a 50-percent funding increase, or $30 million, for the U.S. Enviornmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) for fiscal year 2015.
At the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in New Jersey, participants were lauded for their dedication and teamwork — and First Student Location Manager Ursula Rinas used these same terms to describe the transportation professionals who worked nonstop to get the athletes, coaches and spectators where they needed to be.
The propane-powered Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus went into production last month at Thomas Built Buses' plant in High Point, N.C., with a target date of this fall to hit the streets nationwide. CleanFUEL USA, which provides the LPI propane autogas fuel system, shared more specs on the technology.
A new school bus law in Louisiana is getting plenty of press as school districts prepare for the new school year, including planning their bus routes and relocating bus stops. HB 600 prohibits school bus drivers from picking up or dropping off children while the bus is in a lane of traffic.
The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) recently announced the state winners of the 2014 School Bus Safety Poster Contest at their summer symposium held jointly with the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association.