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No lack of imagination
January 1, 2008

After decades of serving the school bus industry, you’d think the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) might have run out of ways to k...

NAPT Gets Rolling in Grand Rapids
January 1, 2008

Pupil transportation officials waited anxiously outside the Grand Rapids, Mich., police department training facility as its Special Response Team evac...

NCST committee gears up for 2010
September 1, 2007

RENO, Nev. — The National Congress on School Transportation (NCST) Steering Committee met in late July to process interim amendments to the Nat...

Barry Stock takes lead at NSTA
September 1, 2007

BOSTON — At the annual convention of the National School Transportation Association (NSTA), Barry Stock took over the reins as president of the...

Special-needs pupil transporters go 'all out'
April 1, 2007

Over five days of conference sessions, three eight-hour companion programs and a roadeo, attendees of the 16th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers demonstrated that they are indeed “Going All Out!” (the event’s theme) in their jobs.

NASDPTS Targets Safety, Security at Annual Meeting
January 1, 2007

State directors tackle key operational issues at Kansas City, Mo., conference. Two new players take over as president and executive director.

Emergency Preparedness Takes Center Stage
January 1, 2007

The NAPT’s 32nd Annual Conference and Trade Show features a bus-rail crash demonstration and seminars on emergency response, as well as a new leadership initiative.

NAPT conference is worthy investment
October 1, 2006

Our editors constantly are told by our readers that publishing articles describing what other school bus operators are doing is helpful to them. We take that to heart, trying to get input from all areas of the country on common safety, management, maintenance, regulatory and funding concerns.

Acclaimed keynote speaker on tap for Kansas City conference
June 1, 2006

Phenomenal keynote speaker Bill Butterworth, whose wit and wisdom continues to inspire audiences across the nation, has authored more than a dozen books on subjects ranging from business to psychology.

Conference keeps transporters on track with technology
June 1, 2006

More than 200 pupil transportation professionals convened here during the first week of April to network, share strategies and learn about new technology.

Conference focuses on collaboration, communication
April 1, 2006

ORLANDO, Fla. — Warm weather and cool vibes helped usher in the 15th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers.

40-plus sessions slated for special-needs event
February 1, 2006

MCLEAN, Va. — This year’s Transporting Students With Disabilities and Preschoolers Conference and Exhibition, scheduled March 3-8 in Orlando, Fla., will feature more than 40 “best practices” sessions for transportation professionals.

NAPT Fuels Up in Austin
December 1, 2005

Pupil transportation professionals convene to fill up on solutions for key challenges in safety, special needs and — most evidently — fuel concerns.

Do school bus people have ‘the right stuff’?
August 1, 1999

Notable information presented at the 1999 Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference in Huntsville, Ala.

State Directors Tab Safety Issues as Top Concerns
February 1, 1999

Emphasis is given to dangers posed by non-conforming vans and stop-arm violators, but the driver shortage is also deemed a major problem.

Dramatic Moments Highlight 1998 NAPT Show
December 1, 1998

NTSB Chairman Jim Hall challenges the industry to 'commit' to lap-shoulder belts, while CNN's Jim Polk challenges the NAPT.

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