See which districts will share $1 billion in new clean school bus funding

Thousands of new clean, green and electric buses will soon be carrying kids to school thanks to a $1 billion boost in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

What K12 leaders can do to recruit the new generation of bus drivers

The good news for most school districts is that real progress can be made in hiring Generation Z and Millennials drivers with various employment options while retaining valuable, experienced transportation employees.

Why it’s time to ‘electrify’ school bus transportation

"The school bus industry is changing," says one expert. "We are going to go through the largest transformation the industry has ever seen in its 100-plus years of existence. And that's because electric is here, and it's not going away."

How 3 districts are handling a ‘transportation crisis’ in their first weeks of school

Marty Pollio, superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky, said he had to make the most difficult decision of his career: cancel the second and third days of school to solve issues involving their bus routes.

What will it take for schools to have a full fleet of bus drivers again?

In some districts, the bus driver shortage is "worse than ever," but why? From retirements to a lack of funding, administrators are in over their heads looking for a solution to this crisis.

Be boring: How to avoid the chaos caused by bus driver shortages

Boring equates to everything running on time and being fully resourced with no major disruptions. But staffing issues and other constraints frequently create conditions that are the total opposite.

These states are leading the electric school bus movement

Zero emissions transportation is a slow, yet growing movement in K12 school districts. Here are four ways to help your district cut costs while transitioning to ESBs.

Improving student transportation: 3 takeaways from the new school year

Alternative vehicles allow districts to support student success by providing a way to achieve better attendance.

‘Who doesn’t love a yellow school bus?’ Soon, they’ll be electric

The Biden-Harris Administration announced that nearly $1 billion will go toward cleaner and safer vehicles, with the goal of "not only saving our children but, for them, the planet."

It’s exhausting: Add burgling bus parts to the issues facing K-12 districts

More than 27 converters were stolen from one district's school buses, disrupting operations for two straight days.

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