Beyond its vital role in education, the school bus has provided a home on wheels for many who have sought to simplify their lives or to travel the country. The yellow bus also represents an important economic opportunity for hundreds of thousands of people, including an African refugee who came to the U.S.
Beyond his contributions in trade magazine publishing, including SCHOOL BUS FLEET, what you may not know about Ed Bobit is the crucial role he played in the survival of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) in its early years. As NAPT Executive Director Mike Martin puts it, "There would be no NAPT without Ed Bobit. Period."