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The Basics of Grants for School Buses for Sale

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 3/22/17 11:00 AM

The Basics of Grants for School Buses for Sale

The financial burden of updating a school bus fleet often prevents school districts across the country from improving their buses. Here at Creative Bus Sales, we are dedicated to helping reduce the financial burden with our extensive inventory of school buses for sale for all budgets and needs.

Another option may be to take advantage of the many grants for buses:

Why Apply for A Grant?

Grants are a type of funding that can be used to help cover specific expenses, typically in a particular field, such as retro-fitting fleets, improving fuel economy, or reducing pollution. If you are willing and able to meet qualifications and application requirements, you may be awarded large sums of money to use towards new school buses for sale.

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Topics: school bus, bus fleet, Bus for sale, grants, school grants

Bus Grapics - How to Stand Out from the Crowd

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 3/12/17 11:36 AM

Want to Stand Out from the Crowd? Used Buses with Graphics Packages can make a huge difference!

Other dealerships offer one or two used buses for church groups and preschools. But when customers visit a Creative Bus Sales location, they are amazed at the huge inventory of new and used buses that are suitable for a broad range of organizations and industries. But these shoppers need more than reliable transportation that meets all safety standards; they want stand-out buses that make a positive statement about their companies. For more information about branding read our blog about branding your bus as a eye catching advertisement for your business.
So let’s talk about graphics packages--

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Topics: branding, bus fleet, Bus for sale, Bus Grapics, customization

Why are School Buses Yellow - Series: Part II

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/26/17 9:00 AM

The Origins of Public Transportation In America- The Horse-Drawn Commute

Ever been stuck in a traffic jam and pictured riding an horse across the open fields instead? The American public transportation system actually started somewhere in the middle of those two means of travel.

Background

We tend to think of railroads a being the first real form of public transportation in the country, but prior to that, there were various horse-drawn means of moving groups of people efficiently. There were the covered wagons, of course, which preceded the railroads as the main means of getting groups of people across long distances.

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Topics: school, Buses, transportation news, CBS, benefits, bus tip, history, facts, Creative Bus Sales, bus sales, why take the bus, bus fleet, Bus news, America

Bus Tip Tuesday: Using Tech to Stay on Track

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/14/17 12:58 PM

Bus Tip Tuesday: Using Tech to Stay on Track

Understanding how to maneuver the bus system can be tricky, but if you are smart and tech savvy, you may be able to avoid some of the pitfalls of bus riding. Taking the bus means keeping track of how early to arrive at the bus stop.

  • Tip 1: You should try to be there 5-10 mins early. Although rare, the bus can be early.  Know the traffic patterns.
  • Tip 2: If you're leaving at rush hour, know that you might not be the only one on the bus or on the road.Know the number of bus stops. 
  • Tip 3: It helps to plan out when to head to the front of the bus, and know other detailed information.

This Bus Tip Tuesday, we're going to take a glance at how tech makes riding the bus much easier. Various cities have detailed bus route information on their websites that are easily accessible by mobile devices.

In addition, a good number of towns offer apps that keep riders and bus drivers informed about all kinds of travel information.

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Topics: bus service, new bus, college bus, shuttle bus, bus safety, bus, taking the bus, CBS, bus tip, bus for sales, bus fleet, tech, Bus news

3 Reasons the Bus Should be Your Primary Mode of Transportation

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 1/24/17 11:00 AM

3 Reasons Buses Should be Your Primary Mode of Transportation


If you aren't already taking advantage of the
bus transportation in your city, it is high time you got on board with the rest of us. In recent years, more and more cities have been adding bus routes to their roads, and those cities with long-standing systems have been working hard to improve upon them.

You see, public transportation is truly the way of the future. With more people being brought into the world every minute, we need to find ways to mobilize everyone—both physically and ecologically—and public transportation is the first step in that direction.

Here are three simple reasons you should be using the city bus:

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Topics: bus safety, transportation, bus, go green, save money, guide, US, bus shopping, why take the bus, reduce stress, bus fleet

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