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Kansas City Kansas Public School District saves time and money with Thomas Built Buses CNG school buses.

The Kansas City Kansas Public School District introduced its fleet of 47 new compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered rear-engine Thomas Built HDX buses to school transportation professionals from around the country at a mid-March event. An audience of about 500 guests rode the buses and toured…

In its 100-year history, Thomas Built Buses has developed a reputation for the quality of its school buses, and at the same time has created a legacy of employee loyalty that spans generations. In an era where most people change jobs five to seven times throughout their working life, it’s apparent that over the past 100 years, Thomas Built Buses not only has built some of the industry’s…

When Gary O’Brien was a first-grade student in Plymouth, N.C., he never imagined his life-long interest and career would be sparked by the bus he was riding every day to school. When the old, leaky bus he rode was replaced with a new Thomas Built, his inspiration grew into a lifelong passion, fueled over time by driving buses for his own alma mater and later by a personal visit from John…

Sonny Merryman, Inc.,  invited its customer Vincent Ashley, transportation director of Richmond City Schools, to discuss the decision to pursue municipal financing through Daimler Financial. While many school districts traditionally have used budgeted funds and bond offerings to pay for new school buses, municipal financing is becoming a more attractive solution for many…

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