NAPT's executive director says that we need more information about why people don’t take jobs as school bus drivers when part-time jobs are a transformational, growing trend across other segments of the economy.
The president of the Florida Association for Pupil Transportation discusses how the state's school bus systems are working to transport students displaced by last year's hurricanes.
For substitute drivers, an illuminated display with directions might be a safer alternative to fumbling in the dark with a hand-held route sheet.
A dashboard that reflects tire maintenance savings, heavy-duty tire changers, and an oil change system that speeds up the process are just some of the latest products designed to boost savings and uptime.
Working as a team, a shop in an Ohio district’s transportation department reduces regeneration incidents by about 80%, and shares the solution with other technicians.
With a rash of blazes in recent months — one fatal — pupil transportation officials boost inspection and replacement of older buses. Evacuation drills and fire suppression also come into focus.
With so many pieces of the budget pie competing for dollars, someone needs to remind our elected officials why pupil transportation should be a priority.
The CEO of a data analytics solutions provider highlights the top innovations that may have a long-lasting impact on school transportation.
NAPT's executive director advises pupil transporters to be ready to discuss their views about the impact of education reform on school transportation.
The NSTA president shares insights on NSTA initiatives, the widespread driver shortage, and the recently passed tax reform bill.
Tablets with ridership apps can help the driver ensure that the right students get on and off the bus. The key is to make the technology part of the driver’s routine — rather than a distraction.
Transportation directors are legally required to accommodate students with disabilities to ensure access to education, but each case is different. Look for opportunities to include them with their able-bodied peers.
Matt Scheuler points to renewed interest in alternative fuels, including new electric school buses as well as propane and CNG. He also shares parents’ reactions to the new Collins Low-Floor bus.