Resource library

World Resources Institute
The Equity Framework to Guide the Electric School Bus Initiative

The rationale and process for incorporating an equity perspective into school transportation electrification advocacy work.

#English #United States #Tool
Electrification Coalition
V2X Implementation Guide

Steps for key stakeholders to take to deploy V2X-enabled ESBs to provide emergency backup power, and potential funding opportunities to facilitate their deployment for resilience purposes.

#English #United States #Tool
SAFE & Electrification Coalition
Resiliency and Electric School Buses: Creating Mobile Power Units through V2X Capability

Webinar on how electric school buses with vehicle-to-everything technology can serve as emergency mobile power units and enhance infrastructure resilience.

#English #United States #Webinar
Zonar
Think Outside Your Budget

White Paper on finding and securing opportunities outside the traditional school budget.

#English #United States #Tool
ENGIE
Developing your plan for an electric bus fleet

White Paper on how energy planners can optimize the value of an electric school bus fleet.

#English #United States #Tool
IC Bus
The Electric Bus Journey: Granting and Beyond

White Paper on the important factors to consider for transitioning a school bus fleet, from grant funding programs to collaboration with key stakeholders.

#English #United States #Tool
World Resources Institute
Dataset of U.S. School Bus Fleets

Information on the composition of school bus fleets in the United States, including the model year, fuel type, manufacturer, seating capacity and ownership model.

#English #United States #Database
World Resources Institute
The ESB Initiative Resource Library

Resources on the school bus electrification in the United States, featuring success stories, articles and factsheets for transportation managers.

#English #United States #Resource library
Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance
Making an effective case for school bus electrification

Workshop on the benefits of electric school buses and the strategies for engaging stakeholders around it, drawing on the U.S. experience.

#English #Canada #United States #Webinar
Pembina Institute
Closing the Loop: B.C.’s role in recycling battery metals and minerals to power the electric vehicle revolution

Recommendations for the B.C. government to better position itself in the electric vehicles battery sector.

#English #British Columbia #Report
Drive Electric Campaign
Overview of Drive Electric Campaign

Interactive tool providing an overview of the progress and commitment to electric vehicles around the world.

#English #International #Tool
World Resources Institute
Electric School Bus Initiative

Webpage of the U.S.-based Electric School Bus Initiative.

#English #United States #Initiative
Electric Mobility Canada
Provincial and Territorial Zero-Emission Vehicle Scorecard

Report tracking Canadian sub-national leadership in ZEV strategies, policies and investments.

#English #Canada #Report
Lion Electric
How-To: Implement a complete charging infrastructure solution in 6 easy steps

Important considerations for electric bus and other heavy-duty vehicles charging.

#English #Canada #United States #Tool
Electrification Coalition
Electric School Buses program

Webpage of the Electric School Buses program of the U.S.-based Electrification Coalition.

#English #United States #Initiative
Electric School Bus Coalition
Electric School Bus Coalition

Webpage of the U.S.-based Electric School Bus Coalition.

#English #United States #Initiative
Alliance for Electric School Buses
Alliance for Electric School Buses

Webpage of the U.S.-based Alliance for Electric School Buses.

#English #United States #Initiative
Electric Autonomy Canada
Alternative Fuels: On the road, rails and in the sky

Webinar series examining the issues surrounding the adoption of low-carbon fuels and solutions to overcome them.

#English #Canada #Webinar
Conservation Council of New Brunswick
P.E.I.’s Electric School Bus Build-Up

Lessons from Prince Edward Island, one of Canada’s leading jurisdictions in school transportation electrification.

#English #Atlantic #Factsheet
Conservation Council of New Brunswick
Electric school buses help meet our climate goals

Plea for electrification of the New Brunswick government’s school bus fleet.

#English #Atlantic #Article
Propulsion Québec
Transporteur+: Electric from home to school

Review of electric bus technologies and their charging systems, future developments, and key steps to consider for successful deployment to small and medium-sized school bus operators.

#English #Québec #Tool
Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance
CESBA Summer 2022 Newsletter

Latest CESBA updates, and electric school bus related work and news.

#English #Canada
Conservation Council of New Brunswick
The Benefits and Challenges of Electrifying New Brunswick’s School Bus Fleet

Learn about the issue of electric school buses in the Maritimes in this recorded webinar co-hosted in partnership with Ecology Action Centre.

#English #Webinar #Maritimes
Lion Electric
Understanding Charging Options for Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

Presentation and comparaison of the advantages and disadvantages of the various vehicle charging options available or in development.

#English #Canada #United States #Article
Pembina & Dunsky
Electric School Buses: The benefits to British Columbians and options for accelerating the transition

Report quantifying the potential climate, health, and economic benefits of electric school buses adoption in BC and assessing the policy options to accelerate it.

#English #British Columbia #Report
World Resources Institute
Electric School Bus U.S. Market Study and Buyer’s Guide

Comprehensive overview of the U.S. electric school bus market with a catalog of electric school bus models available.

#English #United States #Study
Lion Electric
How-To: A Roadmap to Fleet Electrification

Checklist of elements to consider in the process of electrifying a heavy vehicle fleet.

#Canada #United States #Tool
Pollution Probe, Delphi Group & CPCHE
Opportunities for Accelerating School Bus Electrification in Ontario

White Paper reviewing the health and economic development opportunities for school bus electrification in Ontario and best practices elsewhere.

#English #Ontario #Report
Chispa
Clean Buses for Healthy Niños

Chispa’s Clean Buses for Healthy Niños campaign webpage.

#English #United States #Initiative
World Resources Institute
Electric School Bus Initiative

WRI’s Electric School Initiative webpage.

#English #United States #Initiative
World Resources Institute
Electric School Buses and the EPA Clean School Bus Program

Presentation as part of the Electric School Bus Initiative about the U.S. EPA new Clean School Bus Program and the ways to leverage it for your school district and community.

#English #United States #Webinar
World Resources Institute
Why Electric School Buses

Template pitch deck developed as part of the Electric School Bus Initiative for people to use in promoting electric school buses to their school districts and communities.

#English #United States #Tool
World Resources Institute
Power Planner for Electric School Bus Deployment

Guide developed as part of the Electric School Bus Initiative to help school districts prepare for discussions with their electric utility about school bus electrification.

#English #United States #Tool
World Resources Institute
Electric School Bus Initiative – Electric School Buses: Stories from the Field

Discussion with community leaders who work to bring the benefits of electric school buses to their schools to learn about their motivations, obstacles, path to solutions and other solutions in their journey.

#English #United States #Webinar
Pollution Probe
Municipal ZEV Platform

Resource library for municipal stakeholders working on electric vehicles deployment.

#English #Canada #Resource library
CALSTART
Zero-Emission Technology Inventory

Interactive online resource to establish a current and shared knowledge base for worldwide commercially available offerings of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

#English #International #Tool
Conservation Council of New Brunswick
Switching to Electric School Buses

Factsheet about the health impacts of diesel, gasoline and propane school buses and the benefits of transitioning New Brunswick’s school bus fleet to fully electric.

#Atlantic #Canada #Factsheet
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Mobilizing Evidence: Activating Change on Traffic-Related Air Pollution (TRAP) Health Impacts

Review of the adverse effects of traffic-related air pollution on human health and the prevention and protection measures that can be taken to improve the associated health outcomes.

#English #Canada #Report
World Resources Institute
Dataset of Electric School Bus Adoption in the United States

Dataset as part of the Electric School Bus Initiative to track electric school bus adoption across the U.S. organized by school district, with details like bus manufacturer, funding source and school district socio-economic characteristics.

#English #United States #Database
David Suzuki Foundation
Decarbonizing Electricity and Decolonizing Power: Voices, Insights and Priorities from Indigenous Clean Energy Leaders

Recommendations of themes for decolonization of power structures and empowerment of indigenous communities needed to guide planning and development towards achieving a zero-emissions energy sector by 2035 in Canada.

#English #Canada #Report
Équiterre & David Suzuki Foundation
Decarbonization of heavy-duty transport in North America: Making climate justice central to the process

Overview of the links between environmental justice and heavy-duty transportation, and recommendations on the Action Plan of the Multi-State Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Task Force led by the NESCAUM.

#English #Canada #United States
David Suzuki Foundation
Shifting Power: Zero-Emissions Electricity Across Canada by 2035

Modelling study exploring two scenarios to zero-emissions electricity by 2035 in Canada.

#French #Canada
World Resources Institute
Progress from Our Northern Neighbors in Prince Edward Island

Progress from Our Northern Neighbors in Prince Edward Island

#English # #Article
Équiterre
Réflexions pour une transition énergétique juste et efficace dans le transport scolaire

Recommendations to facilitate the electrification of school buses in Québec emanating from the work done in the context of the My Electric Bus campaign.

#French #Québec #Report
Équiterre
My Electric Bus

Presentation of the My Electric Bus campaign, aimed at sensitizing and supporting the various players in the school transportation sector in its transition to electrification.

#English #Québec #Initiative
Équiterre
Électrifier son parc d’autobus scolaires

Discussion with Stéphane Pascalon, expert in vehicle electrification, on the benefits and aspects of transportation electrification in Quebec as part of the My Electric Bus campaign.

#French #Québec #Webinar
Équiterre
Démystifier la recharge pour un parc d’autobus scolaires

Presentation by Hydro-Québec and the Ministère des transports du Québec on tips and tools for recharging school buses as part of the My Electric Bus campaign.

#French #Québec #Webinar
Équiterre
Visite virtuelle à l’usine de Lion Électrique

Virtual tour of Lion Electric’s electric bus manufacturing facility as part of the My Electric Bus campaign.

#French #Québec #Webinar
Équiterre and Dunsky
Autobus scolaires électriques – Impulser leur déploiement au Québec

Study documenting the barriers to the deployment of electric school buses in Quebec and proposing recommendations to the Quebec government.

#French #Québec #Report
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
A cost benefit analysis of a V2G-capable electric school bus compared to a traditional diesel school bus

Evaluation of the costs and benefits associated with the use of electric vehicles to determine the cost effectiveness of V2G-capable electric school bus compared to a traditional diesel school bus.

#English #United States #Study
Electrification Coalition
Advancing Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Adoption

Policy recommendations to accelerate the adoption of vehicle-to-grid technology across all electric vehicles and charging infrastructure in the US.

#English #United States #Report
PennPIRG Education Fund
Electric School Buses and the Grid

Benefits of using V2G-enabled school buses and policy recommendations for accelerating their deployment.

#English #United States #Report
For Our Kids
Electric School Bus Backgrounder

FAQ on electric school buses’ health and climate impacts and funding.

#English #Canada #Factsheet
For Our Kids
Our Electric School Bus Campaign – BC

Information on the state of school bus electrification in British Columbia and ways to get involved, featuring material for parents.

#English #British Columbia #Initiative
For Our Kids
Our Electric School Bus Campaign

Information on the state of school bus electrification in Canada and ways to get involved, featuring material for parents.

#English #Canada #Initiative
Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment
2019 HELD Campaign – Diesel

Information and resources from the 2019 Healthy Environments for Learning Day campaign, focused on diesel emissions and children’s health.

#English #Canada #Initiative