School Bus Fleet

September 2014

A management & maintenance magazine for school transportation fleets

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23 S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 4 • S C H O O L B U S F L E E T 0 10 20 30 40 50 About two-ffths (41%) of respondents have retroftted some or all of their older school buses with emissions- reducing equipment, such as diesel particulate flters. Three-fourths (75%) of the operations surveyed have purchased new school buses in the past year. More than half (56%) of respondents use a software program for their school bus routing. That's slightly lower than last year's fnding, 60%. No 25% No 44% Yes 75% Yes 56% Half (50%) of respondents who have bought new school buses in the past year rated their quality "good," while more than a third (36%) deemed them "excellent." 36% 11% 0% 3% 50% Not sure Poor Fair Good Excellent Quality rating Percentage of respondents How do you rate your new buses? Retrofitted buses to cut emissions? Bought new buses in the past year? Use routing software? None 59% All 15% Some 26% School Bus Fleets

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