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Report cites district-wide problems in Palm Beach busing debacle
November 23, 2015
A lack of clear leadership, a “culture of distrust” and inadequate staffing factored into the district’s school transportation meltdown this fall, an attorney finds.
New York school bus association partners with AAA on safety message
September 8, 2015
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation joined the AAA Hudson Valley in a press event to enhance school bus safety awareness among motorists as the back-to-school season starts.
Attorney to investigate district's transportation debacle
September 4, 2015
As Palm Beach County (Fla.) finishes overhauling its routes and gets more students to school on time, a third-party investigation will look at what went wrong and will "hold people accountable," the superintendent says.
Florida district works to fix transportation issues
August 27, 2015
Problems with routes and late buses hamper Palm Beach County as the school year begins, but district officials say that progress is being made in resolving the issues.
NTSB back-to-school event promotes safe transportation
August 25, 2015
The event features demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats.
1,500 transportation staffers take part in training conference
August 20, 2015
Orange County (Fla.) Public Schools prepares for the new school year with a week of training on such topics as driving safety, security awareness and customer service.
6 Tips for a Smooth School Start
July 29, 2015

Planning and practice can prevent transportation troubles on the first day of school. Bus prep, dry runs and parent contact are some of the key steps for a successful start.

Georgia district’s school bus drivers to conduct practice run
July 28, 2015
Atlanta Public Schools officials say that the practice will help drivers become familiar with their routes and will improve accuracy of timing during current traffic patterns.
District to implement tiered bus scheduling system
July 14, 2014
Indian River (Del.) School District will implement new daily starting and ending times for several district schools. The district is trying to accommodate an increase in student enrollment and the rollout of full-day kindergarten, which have put a strain on the transportation system in recent years.
With parent input, Atlanta adds 49 buses, 850 stops
August 16, 2012
Atlanta Public Schools conducts a district-wide review of its transportation system and takes in feedback on issues that have arisen since school started. The result is more buses, more stops and more crossing guards “to ensure that all students travel to and from their schools in a safe and efficient manner,” district officials say.
Honolulu ups transit service after state school bus cuts
July 18, 2012
The City Department of Transportation Services will increase city bus service on four routes. A transit official says that the move aims to ensure that students "won’t be stranded when school starts."
Do You Suffer From POSD?
July 1, 2008

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious condition that affects an individual or a group of individuals who have been involved in or witness...

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