District to Charge Daycare Centers School Bus Use Fee

Dallastown (Pa.) Area School District will start requiring daycare centers to pay $2 per student per day to use its school buses in January 2017. The district cites a lack of funds to continue offering the free service. 


VIDEO: Boarding the School Bus in the ’60s

Nila Repard, now a driver for Canandaigua (N.Y.) City School District, shares this vintage clip of her boarding a yellow bus in Holcomb, New York, on her first day of kindergarten in 1963.

IC Bus has launched The Next Stop, a new initiative aimed at imagining the needs of the bus industry's future. Shown here is one of the manufacturer's CE Series propane-powered school buses. 

IC Bus Unveils ‘Next Stop’ Initiative

The school bus manufacturer plans to foster collaboration to map out the industry’s future through an Imagination Contest for students in grades K-8 and an Innovation Summit for industry thought leaders and innovators.

A back-to-school event held by the National Transportation Safety Board will include a demonstration on school bus safety. Pictured is the 2013 edition of the event. Photo courtesy NTSB

NTSB to Hold Back-to-School Safety Event

The event will feature demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats to help families prepare for the new school year.

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