At many pupil transportation operations, bus drivers are the hardest to find and keep. But many other transportation programs are beset with a shortag...
Road salts prompt Monroe-Woodbury Central School District to relocate air-conditioning condensers to the roof.
Department newsletters can help to disseminate information, spotlight positive achievements and build morale. Keys to a successful newsletter include proper planning, content development and consistency.
We take great pride in our safety record, as we should. Children are 13 times safer riding in a school bus than traveling to and from school in any other mode, whether that’s walking, bicycling or riding in an automobile.
Comprehensive workshop teaches rail grade safety Incorporating industry guidelines and National Safety Council grade-crossing safety reco...
Dear Phyllis, I am not sure you will remember me, but my name is Kathy Gorecki. You were my children’s school bus driver for many years. My reason for writing to you is to tell you how you have changed and influenced my life, how you have come to be my hero and my inspiration.
“Special-Needs Transportation Best Practice” is designed to educate the transportation professional, but the underlying message that permeates its 794 pages is the need for transportation professionals to educate others as well.
Brake Check-Mate and Brake Check-Mate VSI Child-Check Mate Systems Malfunctioning air brakes are the most common cause of safe...
Students from across the U.S. and as far away as Seoul, South Korea, competed in the 2006 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
We were all shocked on Nov. 20, 2006, when a school bus plowed off an interstate overpass in Huntsville, Ala., and plunged head first into the pavement below from more than 35 feet in the air.
North Clackamas School District bus drivers, mechanics and other school associates participate in "The Biggest Loser" competition.
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses began renovations to its 1408 Courtesy Road plant late last year and expects the $10.3 million improvement plan to be completed by January 2008.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — On Jan. 18, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) ruled that the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has illegally engaged in school bus operations.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Industries, a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles, has named Kent Tyler as president of its bus division, effective immediately.
WATERBURY, Conn. — Prospective school bus drivers in Connecticut must now pass more stringent background checks.
Did you ever wonder what eventually happens to abandoned, out-of-service school buses?
President John Manzi says the key to success lies in understanding and meeting the end-users’ needs. Meanwhile, tough competition and rising costs provide challenges.
North Carolina pupil transportation director is recognized for his numerous contributions to his state and the larger pupil transportation industry.
To further recognize the invaluable service provided by the nation’s pupil transportation programs, we present the seventh installment of our “Great Fleets” series. Find out how this year’s 10 outstanding operations have raised the bar in safety, efficiency, maintenance and other areas.
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