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Blue Bird No. 1 donated to historical institution
June 1, 2008

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Albert “Buddy” Luce Jr., son of Blue Bird founder Albert Luce, has donated Blue Bird No. 1 — the company’s first steel-bodied sc...

Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
April 1, 2008

FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

Bus company celebrates 100 years
April 1, 2008

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — In 1908, Emerson Fullington purchased a nine-passenger, horse-drawn surrey to transport residents to the local train station, found...

Blue Bird No. 1 donated to historical institution
March 10, 2008
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Albert “Buddy” Luce Jr., son of Blue Bird founder Albert Luce, has donated Blue Bird No. 1 — the company’s first steel-bodied scho...
Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
March 6, 2008
FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

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Bus company celebrates 100 years
January 24, 2008
CLEARFIELD, Pa. — In 1908, Emerson Fullington purchased a nine-passenger, horse-drawn surrey to transport residents to the local train station, found...
Steve Kalmes Named Administrator of the Year
January 1, 2008

Steve Kalmes, transportation director at Anchorage (Alaska) School District and a prominent figure in the school bus community, has been named SCHO...

A history of innovation
November 1, 2007

Ever since motorized vehicles began taking over for horse-drawn carts in transporting pupils, many school bus manufacturers have come and gone.

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Veteran SBF editor resigns
November 1, 2007

TORRANCE, Calif. — Steve Hirano, former editor and associate publisher of SCHOOL BUS FLEET, has resigned his position to start up his own compa...

Restored school bus donated to North Carolina museum
September 1, 2007

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The North Carolina Transportation Museum will add a school bus to its collection with the donation of a restored 1940 school...

FirstGroup set to acquire Laidlaw
March 1, 2007

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — A pending deal would position the two largest school bus operators in North America under a British company.

Q&A: Customer Service Is Top Priority for U.S. Bus Corp.
January 1, 2007

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.

50 great years
September 1, 2006

This 50th anniversary issue of SCHOOL BUS FLEET sparks fond memories.

A Look Back at SBF Award Winners
September 1, 2006

The pupil transportation industry has been graced by individuals who have contributed to its betterment at the local, state and national levels. The following people were recognized by <I>SCHOOL BUS FLEET</I> for their efforts.

Perspectives on Innovation: 50 Years of Change
September 1, 2006

Although school buses haven’t changed radically in appearance since 1956, the past five decades have brought about tremendous operational and regulatory changes. Here, several of these changes are discussed by the most knowledgeable and respected people in the industry.

Decade by Decade: 50 Years of Pupil Transportation History
September 1, 2006

Countless occurrences have shaped the school bus industry over the past half-century, from safety innovations to key legislation to tragic accidents. Here’s an overview of noteworthy news that <I>SCHOOL BUS FLEET</I> has covered throughout its own history.

Profile of a school bus pioneer
April 1, 2006

Mary Amyot may be a new name to many people in our industry today. But her name is one that should be known for the contributions she made in New York state and across the nation.

Ready for 50 more...
December 1, 2005

Nearly 50 years ago, a magazine called School Bus Trends put Miss America (Sharon Kay Ritchie of Denver) on its cover.

SBF seeks vintage photos
December 1, 2005

TORRANCE, Calif. — Attention all school bus enthusiasts: SCHOOL BUS FLEET wants your historical photographs.

20 Fascinating Personalities (Part 4)
November 1, 2005

More remarkable people from across the pupil transportation industry.

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