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Team stays proactive to maintain safe service
February 4, 2014

From its school bus maintenance to its driver training, the transportation employees at Forest Hills Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Mich., look ahead and analyze information to identify potential problems or areas that need improvement.

A closer look at a Great Fleet
January 29, 2013

Whereas past editions of Great Fleets have been short profiles of several outstanding school bus operations, this time we take an in-depth look at one outstanding operation: Tennessee’s Shelby County Schools.

Florida’s Mike Connors retires
October 11, 2012
The longtime director of transportation at Brevard Public Schools reflects on his career and tells SBF that he is grateful for the recognition he and his staff have received from the publication. Assistant Director of Transportation Arby Creach discusses Connors’ impact on the operation and what lies ahead for the staff.
Iowa district purchases school bus company
July 5, 2011
The Ogden Community Schools board approved the purchase of the district's longtime contractor, Stumbo Transportation, for $360,300 after owner Doug Stumbo announced his plan to retire this year. The district took over service on July 1. Superintendent of Schools Bill Roederer tells SBF he believes the district will save money in the long term by running its transportation department and school buses.
Great Fleets Across America 2010
February 2, 2010

Our annual series is back as we profile five outstanding pupil transportation operations from around the nation. Find out how their safety practices, innovative training programs and open lines of communication have led them to succeed. 

Brown Bus Co. celebrates 50 years
August 18, 2009
NAMPA, Idaho — Brown Bus Co. celebrated its 50th anniversary last week with an open house for community members, customers and employees, past and pr...
Veteran transportation director passes away
July 15, 2009
Mike Lunsford began his pupil transportation career in 1968 as a student bus driver. He was only 16 years old.
Great Fleets Across America 2007
January 1, 2007

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.

Great Fleets Across America (Part V)
October 1, 2005

Small Community Plus Ship-Shape Operation Equals Success

Riverside Community School District
Oakland, Iowa

It’s been said...

Great Fleets Across America (Part IV)
October 1, 2005

Exceeding Expectations Is Expected in This Yard

Monroe-Woodbury Central School District
Monroe, N.Y.

In the rolling foot...

Great Fleets Across America (Part III)
October 1, 2005

Safe, Efficient Routes Lead to Excellence

Jefferson County Schools
Birmingham, Ala.

Self-sufficiency has its merits. A t...

Great Fleets Across America (Part II)
October 1, 2005

Advancing With Technology

Gaston County Schools
Gastonia, N.C.

Pupil transportation is not generally considered to be at...

Great Fleets Across America (Part I)
October 1, 2005

Divided by Water, United by Bus


Brevard County Public Schools
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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...

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 ...

Great Fleets Across America, Part III
(Massachusetts-New Jersey)
October 1, 2002

MASSACHUSETTS

Tellstone & Son Inc., Blackstone, Mass.

FLEET FACTS
Buses: 53
Students transported: 3,800
...

Great Fleets Across America, Part V
(South Dakota-Wyoming)
October 1, 2002

SOUTH DAKOTA

B-J School Buses Inc., Scotland, S.D.

FLEET FACTS
Buses: 40
Schools served: 8
Staff: 50
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