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STA reports second quarter financials
February 14, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) reported financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2008, which ended Dec. 31, 200...
Driver charged with DUI resigns
February 14, 2008
UNION, W.V. — A school bus driver charged with DUI after running off the road and down an embankment has resigned.

Clyde Watson was transpo...

Indiana receives hybrid school bus
February 14, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS — On Jan. 25, Dr. Suellen Reed, the state’s superintendent of public instruction, launched “Learn Green, Live Green,” a year-long initi...
Remember to 'Love the Bus'
February 14, 2008
Even if you weren’t able to join the "Love the Bus" campaign in time for Valentine’s Day, the American School Bus Council (ASBC) notes that Love the ...
Kansas board votes to end desegregation busing
February 7, 2008
WICHITA, Kan. — On Jan. 28, the Wichita Board of Education unanimously approved a plan to eliminate the decades-old practice of busing students based...
Bill would benefit potential school bus drivers with diabetes
February 7, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Rep. Gary Jerke has sponsored a bill that would allow individuals with insulin-treated diabetes to qualify for a commercial driver’s...
Industry prepares to 'Love the Bus'
February 4, 2008
As Valentine’s Day draws near, so too does a newer, lesser known celebration of affection: "Love the Bus."

The campaign, which began last year, s...

School nurses provide key special-needs training
February 4, 2008
By Penny Overgaard and Cathy Raible Advancements in neonatal care have allowed more children with complex medical needs to live longer, healthier ...
VersaTrans acquired by Tyler Technologies
February 4, 2008
LATHAM, N.Y. — School transportation software provider VersaTrans Solutions was acquired by Dallas-based Tyler Technologies.

VersaTrans off...

SafeGuard to debut special-needs seat at disabilities conference
February 4, 2008
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The SafeGuard STAR Special Needs will be unveiled here on March 11 at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschooler...
NAPT announces new poster contest winner
January 31, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) staff members discovered while issuing awards to winners of the 2007 National Sch...
Tags: NAPT
Bus driver named support person of the year
January 31, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Paula Backus, a bus driver for Lee County Public Schools' West Zone transportation office, has been named the district’s 2008 Educ...
Tags: morale
Six face criminal charges in illegal school bus operation
January 31, 2008
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Last week, agents from the Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section filed criminal charges against six New York residents who are...
Bus driver’s death ruled accidental
January 29, 2008
FULTON, N.Y. — The death of a school bus driver who fell from a co-worker’s bus was ruled accidental, police announced.

Investigators said th...

Judge approves transit agency’s new school service plan
January 28, 2008
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — In a new twist to a case pitting transit agency against school bus contractor, a judge on Thursday struck down a decision by the Fe...
STA appoints regional division heads
January 28, 2008
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has reorganized its senior management team, with Chairman and CEO Denis Gallagher naming th...
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...
Tags: history
State directors address NHTSA proposal
January 24, 2008
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) last week submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic S...
Bill would require belts on Nebraska buses
January 24, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. — Sen. John Harms has introduced a bill that would require all new school buses in the state to be equipped with seat belts.

Th...

STA closes Canadex acquisition
January 23, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has competed its acquisition of Canadex Resources Ltd.

The purchase, valued at $41.8 mi...

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