home icon

Articles

Read the latest Thomas Built Buses news and archived articles.

As school bus contractors see increased demand across the country, financial institutions are offering flexible programs like lines of credit to help keep up with demand.

 

A 2017 report from Onvia shows a ten percent increase in service bids and requests for proposals for school transportation services between 2015 and 2016. This makes school transportation one of the…

While many school bus manufacturers tout the cleanliness of their school buses based on NOx emissions, there is more to emissions than just NOx. Learn more about the core emissions designated by the EPA and how school bus fuels stack up when all emissions are considered.

 

There is much debate about the cleanliness of school buses today, particularly surrounding diesel and…

Spending a little more time and money to prevent corrosion can drastically decrease your maintenance costs down the road, lower your overall total cost of own

 

Corrosion protection can feel like an upsell or an unnecessary item at the end of a long spec list. But the truth is, it can end up SAVING you from the cost of repairs or worse yet, early retirement for…

Unlike traditional track seating, Thomas Built Buses’ S.T.A.R.S. mounting system allows passenger seats to be easily removed and reinstalled quickly – literally within a few minutes without any special hardware or complicated measuring.

 

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, based in Indiana, was one of the first users of the new Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Anchor Removable…

Sign Up and Receive Our Newsletter