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Adopt-A-Watt provides bus stop lights, green project funds to local schools
August 5, 2009
TAYLOR, Mich. — As approved by a unanimous vote by the Board of Education last month, the Taylor School District will acquire solar school bus stop l...
Funding may go to creating safe routes to bus stops
April 8, 2009
As Congress prepares to take on the reauthorization of the highway bill that includes Safe Routes to School, advocates of the program are calling for more funding and several changes to it.
West Virginia could make school bus stops drug-free zones
April 1, 2009
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill has been introduced that would establish drug-free zones at school bus stops in the state.
Florida bill would ban new bus stops from state highways
February 18, 2009
A bill has been introduced by state Rep. Chuck Chestnut to prohibit school bus stops from being located directly on certain state-maintained roads.
Florida county plans school bus stop improvements
January 28, 2009
The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners has approved the installation of street lights at 12 school bus stops and 10- by 10-foot concrete standing pads at four locations in an effort to improve safety and visibility for students and motorists.
Boy found after bus stop abduction
January 21, 2009
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A 7-year-old abducted from a school bus stop here was located by detectives about 250 miles away in Las Vegas.
Bus stop activity taped
June 1, 2007

SOMERSET, N.J. — Transportation officials for the Franklin Township School District have a new safety tool at their disposal.

Motorist to serve prison time for bus-stop death
November 1, 2006

PONTIAC, Mich. — A motorist who hit and killed a high-school student while illegally passing a school bus was sentenced to seven to 22 1/2 years in prison.

Evaluating Bus Stop Safety Using Aerial Photography
February 1, 2006

The bus stop is the moment of truth for all school transportation departments. Students’ lives are at risk every time they enter or exit our school buses.

Presumed Guilty?
November 1, 2000

Lawsuits are nearly inevitable. Transportation managers can avoid a courtroom disaster by focusing on driver and student training and documentation and by staying abreast of the industry's 'hot topics.'

Dangers beyond the bus are worthy of our attention
September 1, 2000

The commonly used phrase “home-to-school transportation” is not exactly accurate.

Keeping Tabs on Sex Offenders Makes Busing Safer
March 1, 2000

Consulting the law enforcement list of registered sex offenders can help you avoid dangerous routing oversights.

Preventing Tragedy at the Bus Stop
March 1, 1998

Connie Chavis assumed her 5-year-old daughter, Brittany, would be safe at her school bus stop. After all, through the window of her mobile home, lo...

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