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Solving Problems from Within
November 1, 2002
With the help of the school district’s technology department, the transportation staff at Mansfield (Texas) Independent School District put together a...
When ‘Please’ Doesn’t Work. . .
November 1, 2002
Two young flight attendants were having a difficult time trying to control the behavior of three unaccompanied minors on a flight to Chicago. That ...
NHTSA Proposes New Category of School Buses
November 1, 2002
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a new category of small school buses for transporting children in trips other ...
Judgment Call
November 1, 2002
Self-appointed leader of drivers steps forward One of your bus drivers has become the self-appointed leader of the rest of the drivers and lodges sev...
Amputee Gets Job Back, But No Damages
November 1, 2002
CASE TODD A. PORTER v. ARTHUR A. ELLIS VENUE U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Filed July 10, 2002 SUMMARY A school bus driver wh...
Tips for Streamlining Your Operation
November 1, 2002
At the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s annual conference in Greensboro, N.C., Rick Rothberg, coordinator of operations and training fo...
Fitness Standards
November 1, 2002
Working odd hours in a mostly sedentary job, school bus drivers face a difficult challenge when it comes to maintaining a high level of personal healt...
Parts Sales Pinches by Budget Shortfalls
November 1, 2002

To what degree is the weak economy affecting school transportation department's purchase of bus parts? How are schools coping? And to what degree are ...

Torn Apart: The Transportation Budget Struggle
November 1, 2002

One of the most common laments these days among school transportation operators is that there just isn't enough money to go around. Budget shortfalls ...

Putting Software to Work in the Bus Garage
November 1, 2002

By some accounts, Royce Gillespie, transportation supervisor at Kane County School District in Kanab, Utah, is a rare manager among his peers. Oversee...

Head Start Program Fosters Team Environment, Community Support
November 1, 2002

The Economic Opportunity Foundation's (EOF) Head Start program in Kansas City, Kan., bases its success upon a simple philosophy — putting childre...

Great Fleets Across America, Part III
(Massachusetts-New Jersey)
October 1, 2002


Tellstone & Son Inc., Blackstone, Mass.

Buses: 53
Students transported: 3,800

Great Fleets Across America, Part V
(South Dakota-Wyoming)
October 1, 2002


B-J School Buses Inc., Scotland, S.D.

Buses: 40
Schools served: 8
Staff: 50

Great Fleets Across America, Part IV
(New Mexico-South Carolina)
October 1, 2002


Pecos Independent Schools, Pecos, N.M.

Buses: 15
Students transported: 1,000
Schools ...

Great Fleets Across America, Part II
October 1, 2002


Akina Bus Service, Kihei, Hawaii

Buses: 10
Students transported: 700
Schools served: 4...

The loneliest job isn't the Maytag repairman's
October 1, 2002

Transporting students to and from school is, at best, an imperfect science. The variables that come into play compel so many adjustments and quick dec...

Great Fleets Across America, Part I
October 1, 2002

This year's competition was perhaps the toughest yet. Operators nationwide are coming up with innovative ways to address the pressing issues of the da...

Parents Speak Out: Ideas for Your School Bus Operation
September 1, 2002

According to Rick Iannelli, supervisor of transportation for Arlington (Mass.) Public Schools, the most unreasonable thing he ever heard from a parent...

What's Your Biggest Challenge for the 2002-2003 School Year?
September 1, 2002

With the arrival of the 2002-03 school year, the pupil transportation industry once again gears up for approximately 180 days of challenges. All chall...

Expect a juggling act as school choice widens
August 1, 2002

With the opening of the 2002-03 school year just a few weeks in the offing, most school transportation managers are busy prepping their drivers and ro...

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