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NAPT Summit Urges Engagement
January 15, 2010

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members heard a major theme emerge during the general sessions and seminars at the 2009 Summit: namely, that transportation is a key part of the education system, and the industry must take on and promote that role in order to achieve larger safety and educational goals.

New school bus security program launches
June 1, 2009
A new program has been developed to train school bus personnel on identifying and reporting potentially criminal or terrorist activities.
TSA urges pupil transporters to participate in security exercise
May 5, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested the participation of pupil transportation officials in the School T...
School Bus Watch becomes 'Eyes on the Road'
October 2, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has revealed changes to its security training program for the school bus industry.
House resolution includes school transportation among security measures
June 26, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On June 18, the House of Representatives passed a resolution (1150) urging the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) t...
School transportation addressed in security resolution
May 20, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A security resolution under consideration in the House of Representatives was amended yesterday with language that targets school ...
Enhancing Security with Video Surveillance
April 1, 2008

Manufacturers of video surveillance systems are rapidly evolving their products in order to keep up with the pace of digital and wireless technolo...

STSA Website relocates
March 25, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Website for the Transportation Security Administration’s School Transportation Security Awareness (STSA) program has moved...
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 ...

Congressmen urge action on school bus security measure
March 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of a congressional security committee expressed concern to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about its lack of prog...

New York school district installs identification numbers on bus roofs
February 1, 2008

PERU, N.Y. — Peru Central School District recently painted identifying information on the roofs of all its school buses in an effort to make it easier...

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...
NAPT Technology Showcase
January 1, 2008

DVR automates video storage
Video+Plus is a DVR system featuring HandsFREE and VideoTRACK technology. HandsFREE Wireless Data Transfer aut...

8 Great Fleets in 2008
January 1, 2008

Family vision continues as bus company grows

Birnie Bus Service, Rome, N.Y.

It’s already been a long road for Tim Birnie, ow...

State Directors Discuss Belts, Bullying
January 1, 2008

State pupil transportation directors from across the country convened in Grand Rapids, Mich., in late October to discuss issues of national importance...

NAPT Gets Rolling in Grand Rapids
January 1, 2008

Pupil transportation officials waited anxiously outside the Grand Rapids, Mich., police department training facility as its Special Response Team evac...

School bus security added to federal act
September 1, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The school transportation industry has garnered federal support in its bid to enhance its security against terrorists.

T...

Driver thwarts hijacking attempt
April 1, 2007

EAST CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A veteran school bus driver was honored for preventing a possibly armed man from hijacking his bus.

Industry Puts Greater Emphasis on Security Training
March 1, 2007

Programs are available through federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, but many school bus operators are supplementing their training with the help of local law enforcement.

Hardening the target
March 1, 2007

When I look at our industry these days, I see how useless it is to fight against change. Rather, we must learn to adapt and embrace new challenges.

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