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NAPT’s new president on the strengths, future of the association
November 1, 2003

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — At the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Steve Kalmes, transportatio...

Is that prosperity I see on the horizon?
November 1, 2003

Belt-tightening has become a way of life for those of you involved in pupil transportation. According to our annual school district survey (see story ...

Teaming up with Site Administrators
November 1, 2003

Since school bus drivers are entrusted with tremendous responsibilities, one w...

Another 25 Fascinating Industry Personalities
November 1, 2003

It would take hundreds of issues of SBF to give due credit to every hard-working, dedicated and “fascinating” individual who works in the inter...

Bullets and buses
November 1, 2003

On Sept. 9, a nearly empty transit bus operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) approached a scheduled stop but ...

Great Fleets Across America, Part V
(South Dakota-Wyoming)
October 1, 2003

Expansion adds to challenge

SOUTH DAKOTA
Brandon Valley School District 49-2, Brandon

FLEET FACTS
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Great Fleets Across America, Part IV
(New Mexico-South Carolina)
October 1, 2003

Maintaining the family fleet

NEW MEXICO
Mountain Bus Co., Sandia Park

FLEET FACTS
Buses: 25
...

Great Fleets Across America, Part III
(Massachusetts-New Jersey)
October 1, 2003

Words to live and work by

MASSACHUSETTS
Laidlaw, Dudley-Charlton-Oxford

FLEET FACTS
Buses: 74
...

Great Fleets Across America, Part II
(Hawaii-Maryland)
October 1, 2003

Keeping it in the family

HAWAII
Akina Bus Service, Ltd., Kihei

FLEET FACTS
Buses: 16
Student...

All great things must end
October 1, 2003

In our October/November 1999 issue we introduced a special report called "Great Fleets Across America" to recognize school bus fleets doing an excelle...

Great Fleets Across America, Part I
(Alabama-Georgia)
October 1, 2003

Even after five editions, our latest group of 50 Great Fleets still represents the very best of what student transportation has to offer — innovative ...

Southeastern states cover pressing national issues
September 1, 2003

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Though delegates at the 53rd Annual Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference (SESPTC) came from all over the South, th...

How much is it worth to you?
September 1, 2003

I’ve got some good news and some bad news. First, the good news: Half of transportation managers at school districts believe they’re adequately compen...

The Many Values of School Transportation Websites
September 1, 2003

More than a small share of school transportation providers will tell you that having a Website is not just a good idea anymore — it’s a necessity. Sur...

A Brief Guide to Better School Board Presentations
September 1, 2003

Face it, as a transportation manager, some things are just out of your hands. Budgets, school bus procurement, community concerns, school boundaries, ...

'You didn't say please, sir'
September 1, 2003

Herman Humbol stood before me in my office, hat held respectfully in front of him.

“Afternoon sir,” he said. “You called me?”

I have been the ...

Breaking news from around the pupil transportation industry
August 1, 2003

Driver who allowed student behind wheel gets probation

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. — The case against a school bus driver who allegedly allowed a ...

Accountability Isn't Just for Schools
August 1, 2003

“The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round, ‘round and ‘round...all through the town.” This familiar chant can be heard on any given day in primary c...

A friendship too soon ended
August 1, 2003

It’s been said that while it’s hard to write an obituary for a stranger, it’s harder still to write one for a friend. Truer words have never been spok...

Ask the Experts: Order or Chaos?
August 1, 2003

School transportation is a conservative business. Getting kids safely between home and school by way of yellow school buses has been a static and succ...

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