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Colorado school bus drivers, technicians advance to nationals
June 29, 2015
Drivers and maintenance staff test their skills in the Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association’s school bus roadeo and technician safety contests.
NAPT News & Views — Now being on 'Candid Camera' is common
June 26, 2015

Many of us recall the “olden days” when Allen Funt’s hilarious TV show “Candid Camera” was a big hit. Little did we know then that being on a candid camera eventually would be commonplace.

More details revealed for NAPT Summit
June 24, 2015
The full conference schedule is now available, and a keynote presentation on bullying prevention has been added to the lineup.
Virginia transportation director earns NAPT certification
June 12, 2015
Cheryl Fisher of Fauquier County Public Schools discusses the challenges and rewards of completing the certified director of pupil transportation program.
NAPT News & Views — NAPT Summit and SBX: All about you
June 4, 2015

A discussion after the first SBX captured perfectly why we offer this new membership benefit and have the annual Summit. Commenting on the myriad challenges facing school transportation professionals and why she found SBX valuable, an attendee said she “was hoping to find people that could help me solve some of my problems.”

Assistant transportation director earns NAPT certification
June 2, 2015
Penny Fleming of the Transportation Joint Agreement in Crystal Lake, Illinois, becomes one of 152 certified directors of pupil transportation in the U.S. and Canada.
School Bus Xchange Drills Down on Keys for Success
May 21, 2015

At the inaugural SBX event, school transportation officials share ideas on such topics as efficiency, technology and identifying the outputs of a successful operation.

Data expert Mark Aesch to speak at NAPT
May 13, 2015
The consultant and former transit agency head will discuss data-driven decision-making in the opening session of the NAPT Summit.
NAPT News & Views — Campaign to highlight safety around school buses
May 1, 2015

The theme of National School Bus Safety Week this year is “Be smart. Be seen. I wait in a safe place.”

NAPT reveals speakers for 2015 Summit
April 28, 2015
Federal safety officials and inspirational athletes are among the key presenters on tap for the National Association for Pupil Transportation event.
Industry groups denounce Nissan’s ‘School Bus Race’ ad
April 16, 2015
A Nissan commercial that shows a father and son racing a yellow bus to school has sparked a backlash from NAPT and others involved in pupil transportation.
School Bus Xchange attendees discuss keys for success
April 9, 2015
At the inaugural SBX event, school transportation officials share ideas on such topics as efficiency, technology and identifying the outputs of a successful operation.
School Bus Xchange to kick off next week
April 1, 2015
Two dozen pupil transportation officials have been selected to take part in the inaugural event, which is a partnership between NAPT and School Bus Fleet.
How school transportation compares in the U.K.
March 31, 2015

The U.K.’s lack of a standard yellow bus is a prominent difference between the British and American school transportation systems, but the two have more similarities than you might expect.

NAPT News & Views — Keeping NCST effective, relevant
March 27, 2015

For the work of the NCST to be relevant and to serve as a model of the school transportation industry’s best practices, interim amendments of the recommendations are essential.

Christopher Hart confirmed as NTSB chairman
March 12, 2015
With the Senate confirmation, Hart officially takes the helm of the National Transportation Safety Board after serving as acting chair since Deborah Hersman’s departure.
New face, same mission
March 3, 2015

I met many of you at the NAPT Summit, and immediately I could tell that this industry is a community that is passionate about keeping children safe and contributing to their education.

NAPT News & Views — Love the Bus builds vital relationships
March 3, 2015

Love the Bus is about continuously re-forging the important relationships between our industry and the students, families and schools — the customers — we serve.

Applications now being accepted for School Bus Xchange
January 27, 2015
The event, a partnership between NAPT and SBF, will bring together a select group of school bus operators and suppliers to exchange information and build relationships.
16 key school transportation issues in the New Year
January 26, 2015

NAPT News & Views: As we begin a new year, we want you to have a snapshot of the issues we consider front and center for our industry. Here are some issues on the NAPT public policy radar screen in 2015.

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