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CARB Webinar Shares Clean School Bus Funding, Experiences

The California Air Resources Board reviewed available funding options for local school districts looking to green their yellow school buses, while two transportation directors shared their real-life experiences with electric…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 April 2018 16:29

School Buses Assist as Teacher Walkouts Cancel Classes

Some school bus operations provided busing or meals to students and educators during recent teacher walkouts while district officials elsewhere reviewed what the strikes could mean to transportation employees and state legislators secured…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 April 2018 17:21

NHTSA Close to Studying Effect of Seat Belts on Student Behavior

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seeks school districts interested in equipping school buses with lap-shoulder seat belts to participate in a five-year study on how the occupant restraints affect…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 April 2018 13:41

ACT EXPO Roundtable to Focus on School Bus Replacements

A panel discussion at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO in Long Beach, California next month will see student transportation professionals and clean energy experts sharing tips to maximize available funding…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 13:51

$20K Settlement for Calif. Student Left at School Bus Stop

A lawsuit settled between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the family of a student who was denied school bus service brings to light questions about bus stop procedures. 
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 10:53

Volkswagen Truck & Bus Acquisition of Navistar 'Possible'

Navistar would not comment on reports that partner Volkswagen Truck & Bus is interested in eventually purchasing the company, only to say it looks “forward to continued success with our…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 17:40

Zonar Tech Grant Opportunity Returns for School Bus Contractors

Zonar Systems and the National School Transportation Association announced that applications are being accepted from school bus contractors for the eighth annual Don Carnahan Memorial Grant that provides the companies…
  • Last modified on Monday, 16 April 2018 17:39

Thomas Built Buses Executive Honored for Leadership

Leslie Kilgore, vice president of engineering for school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, received the Rodica Baranescu Award for Technical and Leadership Excellence in Automotive Engineering.
  • Last modified on Friday, 13 April 2018 15:13

Navistar: On Schedule with Benefits from Volkswagen Alliance

Amid an announced partnership between Hino Motors and Volkswagen Truck & Bus to develop hybrid, electric and autonomous technologies, Navistar said its own long-term alliance continues to promise savings of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 April 2018 15:45

Protecting Students in School Bus Danger Zones

Advice and safety products are proposed to help keep students safe in the loading and unloading zones of their school buses, also known as the Danger Zone.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 April 2018 08:38