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NSTA visits Capitol Hill
June 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Student Transportation Association (NSTA) held its annual spring meetings and visited lawmakers on Capitol Hill in...

FMCSA extends comment deadline on driver training proposal
April 3, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the deadline for comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemakin...
Rumble in Rochester
March 1, 2008

It’s a case that refused to end quickly or quietly.

Throughout last year, we provided multiple updates on the conflict over the Rochester-Genesee ...

NSTA discusses legislation, security efforts at Midwinter Meeting
March 1, 2008

CANCUN, Mexico — The National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) 2008 Midwinter Meeting was a fantastic success.

More than 100 delegates ...

Judge approves Rochester transit agency’s new school service plan
March 1, 2008

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — In a new twist to a case pitting transit agency against school bus contractor, a judge in late January struck down a decision by the...

Congressmen urge action on school bus security measure
January 22, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of a congressional security committee expressed concern to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about its lack of pro...
Barry Stock takes lead at NSTA
September 1, 2007

BOSTON — At the annual convention of the National School Transportation Association (NSTA), Barry Stock took over the reins as president of the...

N.Y. transit encroachment ruling upheld
September 1, 2007

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — On July 30, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) notified the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA)...

A very good year (or two)
August 1, 2007

In looking back over my two years as president of the National School Transportation Association (NSTA), I'm reminded of the Ervin Drake song "It Was ...

The NSTA goes to Washington
June 1, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has had a strong presence in the nation’s capital in the past few months.

NSTA adopts seat belt policy
March 1, 2007

TUCSON, Ariz. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) adopted two key position statements, one on seat belts and use of cell phones by bus drivers.

NSTA eyes challenges, successes
September 1, 2006

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Key challenges facing the school transportation industry and successes over the past year were discussed at the 42nd annual c...

Help us help you
June 1, 2006

I was in Washington, D.C., recently for an industry lobbying effort that brought together key players from the school bus community.

Around the Industry
June 1, 2006

Here's a look at what's new with several of this year's Top 50 Contractors as well as the group that brings many of them together: the National School Transportation Association.

The Industry's Voice in Washington D.C.
June 1, 2006

The three major pupil transportation associations have been lobbying lawmakers in the nation's capital about concerns over rising fuel prices, security and funding of the Clean School Bus USA program.

NSTA looks at Head Start, EPA funding at winter meeting
March 1, 2006

MAUI, Hawaii — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) addressed a number of critical issues facing the pupil transportation industry at its mid-winter meeting in late January.

Industry seeks support for safety week
December 1, 2005

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A resolution before the U.S. House of Representatives would officially support School Bus Safety Week.

Q&A: New President Aims at Growth, Group Efforts
September 1, 2005

At the National School Transportation Association's (NSTA) recent convention in Washington, D.C., John Corr officially took over as the group's presid...

Taking a Stand in Warrensburg
August 1, 2005

Four days of listening to lengthy and often meandering debate over minute details about school transportation equipment and operations would test the ...

Magda Dimmendaal Named Contractor of Year
August 1, 2004

Upon starting her first job in pupil transportation 31 years ago, Magda Dimmendaal didn’t expect to become an industry leader. She started as a bus dr...

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