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Vehicle-to-Grid project integrates medium and heavy-duty EV charging in the Midwest

  EV Connect, a California-based software-as-a-service company, announced its collaboration with the Indiana-based Battery Innovation Center (BIC) and Energy Systems Network (ESN) to deploy Indiana’s first large-scale Vehicle-to-Grid capable charging system to support school bus fleet, HD truck, and other customer segment applications. EV Connect provides its innovative electric vehicle charging management solution and 500 […]

Virginia school district launches school bus safety program with BusPatrol

  Newport News Public Schools and Newport News Police Department today announced the launch of a school bus safety program in partnership with BusPatrol. As part of the BusPatrol safety program, all 340 NNPS buses have been outfitted with cloud-connected stop-arm cameras, 4G LTE connectivity and additional safety cameras providing a 360° view for school transportation officials. […]

Gatekeeper partners with ByteCurve to deliver Clarity, a comprehensive school bus management software solution 

Gatekeeper Systems Inc., a video and data solutions provider for public transportation and smart cities, is pleased to announce it has developed ClarityTM in partnership with ByteCurve. Clarity will be marketed and sold by Gatekeeper to school districts throughout North America as a comprehensive school bus management software solution that helps enable a post-pandemic safe and efficient […]

Zonar and Bytecurve enter into strategic partnership

Zonar,  a leader in smart fleet technology, has entered into a strategic partnership with Bytecurve, a leader in transportation technology solutions, to jointly address the school transportation industry’s operational challenges and meet strong marketplace demand for a unified bus scheduling, dispatch and employee time and attendance platform. The partnership will also accelerate the pace at […]

Micro Bird: G5 75% cleaner than U.S. emission standards

In a statement released Monday, Micro Bird claims to be the first to bring to market a Type A propane autogas school bus with low nitrogen oxides.   The company’s G5 Type A bus equipped with ROUSH CleanTech’s Gen 5 propane fuel system is certified to California Air Resources Board’s optional low nitrogen oxide emissions standard […]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Todd Watkins, Montgomery County Public Schools

In February, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced its commitment to replace 326 of its diesel school buses with electric school buses over the next four years. School BUSRide spoke with Todd Watkins, the MCPS director of transportation, about this exciting development and the thought processes behind it. How did all of this come together? […]

Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District welcomes an all-electric bus to its fleet

  This week, Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) welcomes an all-electric Blue Bird Vision model to its school bus fleet. According to a statement from the district, “The Blue Bird Vision model is a clean, efficient, and more environmentally sustainable version of a conventionally-fueled 71-passenger yellow bus. While the new bus will showcase electric-powered […]

Blue Bird exceeds 400 electric-powered school buses in North America

School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation, with its commitment to move bus fleets to clean-power solutions, has now exceeded 400 electric-powered school buses delivered or on order. With momentum building, electric-bus sales are expected to increase further before the end of 2021. With more than 400 electric-powered school buses delivered or ordered in the last […]

Los Angeles school district purchases 10 all-electric buses

  Lion Electric (Lion), a leading manufacturer of all electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, today announced that it has secured an order for its all-electric school buses from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This initial order of 10 LionC school buses, which follows Lion’s recent delivery of all-electric school buses to the […]

Barry Sudduth Offers His Perspective on Professional Growth in 2021

Barry Sudduth is the immediate past president of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and current executive director of transportation for Stafford County Public Schools ( in Virginia. He also serves as the chair of NAPT’s Professional Growth Committee. Sudduth has served as executive director for the past eight years and prior to his […]