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District promotes the rewards of driving a school bus
May 9, 2011
An article from the Fort Dodge (Iowa) Community School District profiles one of its bus drivers and describes the fulfillment and flexibility that come with the job. The article is posted on the district’s website, along with contact information for those interested in becoming a bus driver.
California school bus drivers recognized
April 27, 2011
As part of “School Bus Driver Day” on Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol joins the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown in publicly expressing appreciation to the state’s bus drivers for the job that they do.
REMINDER: Tips for promoting the importance of school buses
March 22, 2011
A free web seminar this Thursday that is sponsored by the American School Bus Council and presented by SBF will offer guidance on communicating the environmental, economic, educational and safety benefits of the yellow bus.
Tips for promoting the importance of school buses
March 2, 2011
A free web seminar sponsored by the American School Bus Council and presented by SBF will offer guidance on communicating the environmental, economic, educational and safety benefits of the yellow bus.
NBA great promotes the yellow bus
March 1, 2011
In a new PSA in Utah, former basketball All-Star Mark Eaton explains that the state's school buses "save over $40 million and reduce over 11 million gallons of fuel."
LaHood honors school bus drivers
February 24, 2011
The U.S. secretary of transportation and other dignitaries praise the nation's pupil transportation system at a Love the Bus event in Maryland.
ASBC offers presentations on school bus benefits
October 12, 2010
The industry coalition’s Yellow School Bus Champions program provides 5-, 10- and 30-minute presentations that are available for download. They cover the safety, educational and environmental advantages of school bus use.
Oregon association launches new Website
October 6, 2010
The new site will allow OPTA's volunteers to easily add news, events, meeting minutes and other items that routinely require updates. Also available on the site are safety exercise materials, job listings, press releases and coverage of the association in the media.
The school bus industry spoke ... and DOT Secretary LaHood responded
August 12, 2010

Together, the full-court press on DOT bore fruit, and pupil transportation is now going to get some overdue attention.

Go tell it on the mountain
July 13, 2010

Yellow school buses are one of DOT’s best success stories. This accomplishment needs to be told not so much for those in our industry but for the elected officials and citizens of cities across the country that are being forced to make difficult budgetary decisions.

Please do raise your voice
June 24, 2010

A 2007 survey by the Pew Research Center found that only 66 percent of Americans could name their governor.

Que sera, sera?
June 24, 2010

It’s easy to get mired down in all the bad economic news these days. It’s everywhere and affects nearly everyone. As bad as it seems, there are actually choices for school bus professionals trying to deal with the new economic realities. Acknowledge that the “good ol’ days” have been replaced with a new reality requiring a more energized professional advocacy.

Feds to promote school bus use
June 17, 2010
The news comes in response to the pupil transportation industry’s campaign for a federally-funded program touting the benefits of school buses. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood tells members of Congress that NHTSA will begin creating educational materials next year.
California Highway Patrol honors school bus drivers
April 26, 2010
The agency thanks drivers for their commitment to safely transporting children to and from school to commemorate “School Bus Driver Day" on Tuesday. Those who benefit from bus drivers’ services are also encouraged to express their gratitude.
School bus campaign now targeting Senate
April 6, 2010
After recruiting nearly 50 members of the House to sign a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, industry members are being urged to contact their senators. The letter asks LaHood to allocate funding for a public education program to promote school bus use.
NASDPTS: Parade article on school buses ‘may mislead parents’
March 30, 2010
The state directors association cites numerous concerns with the magazine’s brief article. One is the title: “Are School Buses Unsafe?” The piece also failed to distinguish between lap belts and lap-shoulder belts.
More support needed for school bus campaign
March 19, 2010
The effort to create a federally-funded program to promote school bus use needs nearly 40 more representatives to sign on. A letter outlining the plan will be sent to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood next Friday.
ASBC asks for $5M in federal funds
December 11, 2009
The pupil transportation industry coalition goes to Washington to drum up support for a public education campaign to promote increased school bus ridership.
New York honors pupil transportation employees
May 11, 2009
ALBANY, N.Y. — This week marks School Transportation Personnel Appreciation Week in New York state.

The New York Association for Pupil Transpo...

Chinese reporters see yellow
April 1, 2009
When reporters from China’s state television network, CCTV, wanted to learn about the U.S. school transportation system, they got in touch with the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT), which has its own video program, NAPTV.

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