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International safety competition winners announced
July 26, 2010
More than 100 school bus drivers from 34 states and one Canadian province vied for the top spot in three categories during the annual event over the weekend. Pennsylvania's Larry Hannon earned his seventh competition win.
First Student drivers to test skills in safety competition
July 20, 2010
Fifteen of the contractor’s employees will participate in the National School Transportation Association’s 40th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition this Saturday and Sunday in St. Louis. Competitors will complete a driving skills challenge and a written exam.
Thriving on competition
July 15, 2010

All who compete or otherwise get involved in these vital events are to be commended for their part in advancing pupil transportation.

NSTA Convention to Cover Current Industry Issues
July 1, 2010

Sessions at this year’s event will provide the latest information on such topics as clean diesel and school bus advocacy projects. Activities will focus on bus security and the stranded-pupil problem. NSTA is also stepping up its efforts to recognize contestants in the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. 

What's New in the Top 50
July 1, 2010

Recent developments with several of this year's largest school bus contractor companies.

Please do raise your voice
June 24, 2010

A 2007 survey by the Pew Research Center found that only 66 percent of Americans could name their governor.

More support needed for school bus campaign
March 19, 2010
The effort to create a federally-funded program to promote school bus use needs nearly 40 more representatives to sign on. A letter outlining the plan will be sent to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood next Friday.
Contractor Roundtable: The Current Business Climate
March 12, 2010

School bus contractors offer insights on the advantages of contracting in the current economic climate as well as the impact of state and national regulatory issues.

ASBC urges support for school bus education campaign
February 19, 2010
The council calls on its members, industry officials and others to ask their congressperson to sign a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. The letter outlines the benefits of utilizing school buses and asks LaHood to dedicate agency funding for a public awareness campaign that promotes school bus transportation.
NSTA awards Green Fleet Certification to 11 members
January 29, 2010
Open to all NSTA members in good standing, the Green Fleet Certification program has been endorsed by the EPA's Clean School Bus USA program.
Industry preps for 2010 Love the Bus campaign
December 15, 2009
A press release template for media market use and a Love the Bus toolkit are available to help school bus operations honor their drivers and raise awareness among students, parents and the community about school bus safety in February.
EPA approves NSTA ‘green’ certification program
September 9, 2009
WASHINGTON — Senior EPA officials have approved the National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) “Go Yellow, Go Green” fleet certification pro...
Keeping NSTA on Track
August 19, 2009

Donald Fowler brings his decades of experience in school bus contracting to the national stage as he becomes president of NSTA. He sees challenges for the industry but is committed to taking them on.

EPA awards $2.4M to NSTA for Midwest projects
July 29, 2009
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has awarded more than $2.4 million to the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) to replace older school buses and ...
NSTA pools applicants for $9.5 million in EPA grants
May 20, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has submitted applications on behalf of 13 of its member companies for EPA gr...
NSTA calls for support of transit encroachment protection
January 30, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) is urging its members to show their support for the Federal Transit Administr...
NSTA Midwinter Meeting to coincide with Motorcoach Expo
November 1, 2008

ALEXANDRIA. Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) will host its annual Midwinter Meeting in Orlando, Fla., next year.

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NSTA Midwinter Meeting to coincide with Motorcoach Expo
October 30, 2008
NSTA will host its annual Midwinter Meeting in Orlando, Fla. Jan. 24-28, coinciding with the United Motorcoach Association’s (UMA) Motorcoach Expo.
NSTA unveils action plans at annual conference
September 1, 2008

CALGARY, Alberta — Key topics addressed at this year’s National School Transportation Association (NSTA) annual meeting and convention included safety...

NSTA: Update on Ohio transit agency's illegal school service
August 1, 2008

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) intervention in a deal between the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Autho...

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