ALTOONA, PA – The Penn Bus Maintenance Education Program will be held in Altoona, Pa., on Sept. 25-26. Hosted by Amtran, this year’s program includes 15 presentations on technology, regulation, service, and new products. Other topics and events include:

  • Ultra low sulfur diesel and soy diesel fuels.
  • Federal and state EPA requirements.
  • What engine manufacturers — such as John Deere, Cummins, and Caterpillar — are doing to meet the 2007-2010 emission requirements.
  • Gas electric hybrids.
  • Update and tour of Altoona’s bus testing facilities.
  • Vendors displays and free meals and refreshments.

    Early registration is $225.00 but will be $250.00 at the door. Call 760-434-2400, for further information.

    The next educational programs will be held as follows:

  • Sacramento, Calif.: November.
  • Los Angeles, Calif.: December.
  • Houston, Tex.: April 2007.
  • Washington State: May 2007.