Eco-friendly buses

5 lucky districts may get help with new eco-friendly buses

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Bruce Ashby, transportation supervisor at Capital School District, said his office didn’t ask for state help in getting three new electric buses and one propane one. But he will be delighted to get them. Electric and propane buses are said to be more environmentally friendly than gasoline-powered ones because they release less carbon dioxide as the fuel burns. Ashby said …

a group of people standing in a parking lot

Road worker hit by driver urges patience in construction zones

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

DelDOT area engineer Sarah Powell,  her infant daughter Eva and husband Tyler with DelDOT secretary Nicole Majeski at a work zone safety event.   Abi Torres remembers looking directly at the driver of the car bearing down on him as Torres was picking up trash in the median of Dover roadway. The driver, who was holding a phone, looked shocked. …