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Calif. Enacts Tough Emissions Requirements, Announces Grants

After enacting some of the nation’s toughest diesel emissions standards, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced $5.5 million in first-round grants for the Lower-Emissions School Bus Program and…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 18:25

Funding Challenges

If states are forced to reduce their pupil transportation funding, districts will have to pick up the slack. But they may be no more able to cover the difference, as…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 09:55

Back of the Bus: Real People, Real Stories

Look back on the last four years of ‘Back of the Bus’ and you will meet a warm, sometimes weird, but always wonderful collection of people, places and pieces of…
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Propane School Buses Pay for Texas District

DENTON, Texas — The Denton Independent School District’s efforts to replace their diesel-powered fleet with propane-powered school buses received a boost last week when Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Michael Williams…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 18:23

White Paper Shares Tips for Improving Fuel Economy

RENO, Nev. — During the “Green is …” 15th STN EXPO Trade Show, it was fitting IC Bus released a white paper on how school bus operators can realize up…
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Filling Alternative?

What to consider before switching to alternative fuels Diesel doesn’t look like it’s about to climb down from its perch and you’re thinking of turning your fuel system “green.” Hybrids,…
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

STN speaks with the environmental advocate on alternative choices and what the feds can do to help His name is synonymous with leadership and forging a new path to create…
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The Other Yellow: American Logistics Company

It was about five minutes before eight in the morning when the cell phone ringer interrupted what would constitute as rush hour in St. George, Utah, a quaint high-desert community…
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Safe Routes to School has School Bus Implications

Though not exactly the preferred type of federal funding, program available to enhance school bus stops, school zones while promoting child fitness It’s well-known that the number of overweight children…
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John Walsh: Parent and Protector

On July 27, 1981, John Walsh lost an irreplaceable part of himself — his son Adam. A little more than two weeks after Adam was abducted, Walsh learned his son…
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Looking at the Future

Apprentice programs form the next generation in pupil transportation. In the Denver suburb of Thorton, Co., Dave Anderson, transportation director of Adams Five Star Schools, knows exactly where one of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:12