Located in the metropolitan area of Charleston, W.Va., Kanawha County Schools advocates providing students with a first-rate education that will prepa...
Blue Bird’s new propane-powered Vision Type C aims to decrease emissions while improving fuel economy and performance in alternative-fuel vehicles.
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. — Gail Pridemore, a school bus driver for Holston Bus Co., had stopped to pick up a student in front of his house on April 26 when a car failed to stop and struck the 12-year-old before fleeing the scene.
You'll notice that this issue's cover is rather unusual. For the first time in as long as I can remember, we're featuring a transportation manager. More specifically, we're spotlighting George Beckett, transportation director at Kanawha County (W.Va.) Schools.
Pupil transporters across the country are taking delivery of the first wave of plug-in hybrid school buses. Officials involved with the project expect significant reductions in fuel use, emissions and even brake wear.
Anti-theft device addresses emergency needsThe Ignition Security System allows bus drivers to address emergency situations while preventi...
Key executives at the three large bus OEMs weigh in on industry developments and challenges.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has had a strong presence in the nation’s capital in the past few months.
Bullying can happen anywhere. In the school environment, it may start at the bus stop, because that's where the school day begins. It can also occur in the hallway, during gym, lunch, on the playground, even during class.
Following the recent departure of Charley Kennington, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) named Charlie Hood its new president-elect.
SOMERSET, N.J. — Transportation officials for the Franklin Township School District have a new safety tool at their disposal.
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. will relocate production of its Micro Bird Type A bus from Brantford, Ontario, to Fort Valley.
Dale Hanson, a bus driver for South Hamilton Community School District in Jewell, Iowa, knows how it feels to hit the big 6-0. He did it last year.
Now that they have penetrated the U.S. tour and charter market with motorcoaches, will it be much longer before Chinese vehicle manufacturers compete for a slice of the U.S. school bus market?
You'll be hearing a lot from me over the next several weeks, both literally and figuratively.
PTSI releases 2007 Resource CatalogThe 2007 edition of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute’s (PTSI) “Resource Catalog” features a p...
A new development in air-conditioning technology could lead to significant savings for school bus operations.
Texas school district anticipates big savings in fuel consumption and tire maintenance in switching its tires from air to nitrogen.
Lower-emission diesel engines and new aftertreatment devices have forced school bus manufacturers to modify their product designs.
In our sixth installment of the series, we again shine the spotlight on some of North America’s premier pupil transportation shops. This year’s Top 10 includes dozens of dedicated school bus technicians who have sharpened their skills and embraced advances in repair technology.
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