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N.J. Lawmakers Hold Hearing on School Bus Safety

The New Jersey Senate & Assembly Transportation Committees held a joint hearing in Trenton on school bus safety, which focused on the deadly bus accident in Paramus in May 2018. 
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Technology Concerns Stall Implementation of FMCSA Rule

Due to technology concerns, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration extended certain provisions of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration final rule, which establishes guidelines for reporting and processing medical information from…
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N. California Grand Jury Calls for New School Bus Program

A civil grand jury in Marin County in northern California is urging the launch of a better-funded school bus program to serve more kindergarten through eighth grade students.
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Propane School Bus Registrations Jumped 700 Percent

The quantity of propane school bus registrations in the U.S. increased 700 percent in the last five years, according to new vehicle registration reports compiled by the Propane Education &…
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$94M Funded for Electric, CNG School Buses in California

Under Grant Funding Opportunity GFO-17-607 (School Bus Replacement for California School Districts and County Offices of Education), California school districts can apply for a share of $94.1 million in funding…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 17:46

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Continues School Bus Tour

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s statewide school bus tour continued with stops scheduled in White Plains and Ellenville, New York, at White Plains High School and Ellenville High School.
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School Bus Aide Arrested When Video Shows Assault on Student

A Prince George’s County (Maryland) Schools bus aide was arrested over the weekend and held without bond after school bus video obtained by local police from the school district showed…
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School Bus Serves as a Backdrop to N.Y. Bill on Gun Reform

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials utilized the school bus to transport them to an outdoor press conference on increased school security held at Plainview Old Bethpage John F.…
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CEC Grant Latest Effort to Spur School Bus Replacement

A “pre-application workshop” is being held Tuesday morning to share information on the $78.7 million in grant funding from the California Energy Commission to replace the state’s oldest and most…
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EPA Awards $2M for Tribal Transportation Operations

The Clean Diesel Tribal Grant program allocates $2 million from the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act for vehicle replacement, including school buses, to improve air quality in tribal jurisdictions, it was…
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