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Tips and Tactics From the Top 100
December 1, 2005

Some of the largest school bus fleets in the country share best practices in operations, maintenance, driver training and recruitment, and other areas.

Performance Management: A Tool for Measuring Operational Growth
June 1, 2005

Performance management describes a framework for analyzing, measuring and correcting work processes that provide products or services. The key to perf...

Wild Rides Across America
November 1, 2004

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. That’s the law of the land for transportation operations at some school districts across America. Regardless of t...

Keys to Choosing the Best Fuel Station for Your Fleet
December 1, 2003

Pumping fuel into a school bus is part of the daily routine at thousands of operations around the country. But there are plenty of ways to improve the...

Teaming up with Site Administrators
November 1, 2003

Since school bus drivers are entrusted with tremendous responsibilities, one w...

The Many Values of School Transportation Websites
September 1, 2003

More than a small share of school transportation providers will tell you that having a Website is not just a good idea anymore — it’s a necessity. Sur...

Accountability Isn't Just for Schools
August 1, 2003

“The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round, ‘round and ‘round...all through the town.” This familiar chant can be heard on any given day in primary c...

5 Steps to a More Organized Office
March 1, 2002

A common misconception held by school transportation professionals is that a messy desk is a sign of hard work. But even in a fast-paced industry depe...

How to Keep High Fuel Prices from Throttling Your Budget
September 1, 2000

You can't control the marketplace, but there are a few things you can do to keep fuel costs down, such as monitoring fuel efficiency, minimizing idling time and purchasing in volume.

Severe behavior problems managed by teacher-drivers
June 1, 2000

On every school bus lurks that student (or group of students) who consistently misbehaves. Not only is this disturbing, but it can be downright dangerous.

Defining the role of the service manager
August 1, 1999

The service manager or the fleet maintenance manager or whatever title you want to use is a pivotal figure of a school bus operation.

Buses, Bells and Budgets
March 1, 1998

As school districts wrestle with budget issues, transportation managers try to eke out every possible efficiency in their operations. For many years, ...

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