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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 Tip Tuesday: Four Common Problems with School Bus Systems & How to Solve Them

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/7/17 9:00 AM

Bus Tip Tuseday: Four Common Problems with School Bus Systems and How to Solve Them

When it comes to transporting students to and from school, the school bus system needs to be on point at all times. However, these systems are often flawed and create the following four common problems discussed below.

Here's what you can do to solve these issues within your own school bus system.

Inadequate Service Capacity

Having too few operational school buses can create major issues when it comes to getting students to school on time. When a school system simply has too few buses to meet the required demand, several problems can arise, including:

  • Multiple bus transfers
  • Overloaded buses
  • Extended travel times
  • Long bus stop waiting times
  • Late arrival and departure

You may be asking yourself what is the best way to reduce this problem?

Answer: Invest in additional school buses for sale.

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Topics: mini bus, school bus, transit buses, bus, CBS, bus tip, trasportaion, public trasportation, Parts & Accessories

Why Are School Buses Yellow?

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 1/4/17 10:06 AM

Why Are School Buses Yellow? ( And Other Fun Facts About the Iconic American School Bus)

It seems like the bright yellow school bus has been cruising through American towns forever, but it's really only been around since 1939. Before the automobile came along, most kids had to walk to school -- yes, your grandpa's stories are mostly true, though a little embellished, no doubt! In more populous areas, kids rode in horse-drawn carriages known as "school hacks". But with the advent of the automobile, things began to change. So how did we get from "school hacks" with motors to the modern mode of transportation that today's kids board every day?

Read on to learn some fun facts about the history of school buses

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Topics: school bus, bus, CBS, Yellow, iconic, history, US, Creative Bus Sales

Help Passengers Stay Safe and Warm on the School Bus this Winter

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 12/27/16 12:30 PM

How to Help Your Passengers Stay Safe & Warm on the School Bus this Winter

Safety and comfort are two of the leading considerations schools have when seeking school buses for sale. While the utmost care is taken to ensure that buses are winter ready, keeping passengers safe and warm takes extra effort. Creative Bus Sales has provided some ideas to help keep your passengers warm and safe this winter.

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Topics: school bus, bus, CBS, bus tip, Creative bus sale, winter, passenger safey, bus for sales, warm, handicap

The Differences Between School Buses and MFSA Buses for Sale on Today’s Market

Posted by Laura Galijan on 7/29/16 2:22 PM

When buying school buses for their local institutions, administrators must take a number of factors into consideration, including the experience of the manufacturer and the safety features included within their vehicles. But one of the leading questions many are asking as they enter the marketplace is “What’s the difference between school buses and MFSA buses?”. Within this post, we’ll answer the question by highlighting the differences between school buses and MFSA buses for sale.

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Topics: school bus, MFSAB Bus

5 Considerations When Choosing School Buses for Sale

Posted by Laura Galijan on 6/29/16 10:53 AM

Schools bus transit companies must carefully analyze the market and choose buses designed to protect the children they’ll be transporting throughout the year. To determine the optimal safe vehicle for their organization, it’s important company leaders speak with trusted vehicle experts. Our team at Creative Bus Sales has many years’ experience helping clients pinpoint school buses designed for the highest levels of comfort and safety. In this latest post, we’ll present five considerations to make when choosing school buses for sale.

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Topics: school bus

This is Why the Quest XL Looks Funny

Posted by Laura Galijan on 3/7/16 9:30 AM

There's no question that the Quest XL doesn't look like your average school bus. The front part doesn't extend as far as the typical school bus' does and it throws a lot of people off! They call it funny, but in reality it's very functional. Read on to see why.

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Topics: school bus, Quest XL

Take Your Pick of Our School Buses

Posted by Laura Galijan on 12/14/15 9:30 AM

Depending on the type and size of your school, you need to think about transportation. Fortunately, we are here to offer you a variety of school buses. There are five different types of school buses available with their own characteristics and benefits. Whether you’re with a small private school or a large district, we can help you find what you need! Here’s a quick breakdown:

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Topics: school bus

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