Blue Bird Propane School Bus Certified as Ultra-Low NOx

The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel injection system and Ford 6.8L engine. They emit only 0.02 grams per brake horsepower hour, the lowest levels of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) available from any Class 4 through 7 propane vehicle.

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Renewable Diesel Grows in Popularity for School Buses

Transportation directors at Vista Unified School District in Southern California and Eugene School District 4J in southwest Oregon share why they made the decision to switch to renewable diesel for their fleets of school buses.

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Biodiesel Offers a Simple Switch for School District Bus Fleets

The American Lung Association states that diesel emissions are a significant source of air pollutants that account for as many as 50,000 premature deaths in the U.S. each year, and contribute to the development of conditions like asthma and lung disease. School buses are one of the largest mass transit programs in the United States, transporting more than 24 million children every day.

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Photos: Safety, Security Training at STN EXPO 2018

The second full day of instruction at the STN EXPO featured the presentation of the Grandolfo award to Sue Shutrump, and a keynote talk from former Microsoft executive and author Dave Jaworski. In addition, panels and presentations focused on school bus security and student safety.

Highlighting the IC Electric Bus chargE Tour

As the IC Electric School Bus chargE continues its tour throughout North America, school bus industry stakeholders and groups that are focused on clean technologies and innovations continue to study the concept electric bus firsthand.

NY Deploys First Type-C, Vehicle-to-Grid School Buses

School bus contractor National Express, LLC is partnering with the White Plains School District, the local power utility and New York state’s energy agency, on a demonstration project that seeks to measure the benefits of using all-electric school buses to increase grid reliability.

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