AA Transportation Adds 66 School Buses to Fleet
Aiming to boost efficiency, New York-based J&J Miles outfits its shop with heavy duty mobile column lifting technology, featuring the ebright Smart Control System.
The system supports both analog and IP cameras, so users can introduce high-definition camera views as needs and budget allow.
Scott Goble has served as director of transportation for Canandaigua City School District for more than 25 years. He came to the school bus world from a public transit system.
The Rockton School Consortium awarded the company a two-year contract extension to operate and manage a fleet of more than 80 vehicles that serve 14 schools.
A North Carolina bus driver waits five minutes for students to board and then resumes the route. The mother of one of the students is trying to press charges against the driver, but the district says the driver followed protocol.
With CNG, you can expect a 13% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to the traditional C2, decreased bus maintenance, and significant costs savings due to lower fuel costs and exceptional fuel economy.
In the $3.5 million annual pact with Lackawanna City School District, the contractor will provide transportation services, routing implementation, and 50 new vehicles.
A second-grade boy in Washington, D.C., is left on his bus in the morning in nearly 90-degree heat. He pries open the bus doors to get out, and a passerby finds him and takes him to school.
More than 90 school bus drivers from across the state will display their skills in such areas as bus inspection, height judgment, and curb line parking.
The average age of a Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools bus is 17 years, and there are concerns about obsolete parts on buses, officials say.
The company’s Gardner, Kansas, location achieves a perfect score on its transportation safety review by the Kansas State Department of Education for the third year in a row.
A recently passed bill specifies that a driver on a divided four-lane highway doesn’t need to stop for a school bus on the other side.
Mark Primeau is honored for his dedication to the safety and success of his passengers. On one baseball team trip, he filled in as first base coach.
The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association recognizes several members with awards, including one for lifetime achievement, at its annual summer conference.
For years, Margaret “Phemie” Hunka waved and held up signs for students riding buses by her home in Alberta. Her daughter-in-law, school bus driver Debbie Hunka, shares a tribute to Phemie, who died last year.
Last fall, Houston ISD committed to including three-point belts on its new school buses. Now, the school board decides to require students to wear them.
The Beaufort County (S.C.) School District ends its relationship with a school bus contractor and hires Kerry Mayo, a former private-sector school bus executive, as its director of transportation.
Police in Ontario conduct a traffic enforcement operation in an area identified as a trouble spot. A school bus with children on board is among the vehicles stopped.
A total of 100 bus drivers and attendants, representing over 35 school corporations statewide, take part in the School Transportation Association of Indiana’s annual competition.