Randy Kronick of Connecticut prevents the 9-year-old girl from crossing the street as he sees a speeding SUV run his stop arm.
First Student will provide transportation to students attending Lorain High School in Ohio throughout the 2012-13 school year by offering shuttle service to and from designated bus stops.
The plan follows the district’s decision to eliminate high school busing due to budget cuts.
“Having access to school transportation is crucial for many families,” said Scott Turney, area general manager, First Student. “We are pleased to provide this service to ensure students get to school safely and on time.”
The cost for the service is $20 per student for the entire school year. The service is being provided free of charge to Lorain City School District and is available on a first come, first served basis.
The latest winning entry comes from second grader Ruby Boula of Temescal Valley Elementary School. The bus company awards her school $1,000 for classroom supplies.
A new state law aims to accelerate the process of getting a commercial driver’s license by enabling private vendors to conduct the knowledge and skills tests.
The new 10-year deal makes Duval County Public Schools the contractor’s biggest customer.
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One bill would require seat belts on school buses in Tennessee. Other proposals aim to raise the state’s minimum age for school bus drivers and increase oversight of pupil transportation.
Brad Miller, who works for Durham School Services’ Indianapolis location, and Ian Moulaison at Stock Transportation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, earn the certification.
In a new report, the state panel finds that “compartmentalized seating and other occupant restraint usage … generally have met the safety needs of Louisiana’s school bus passengers.”
As chief of the Department of Transportation, Chao’s purview includes two agencies that regulate pupil transportation: NHTSA and FMCSA.
To become Blue Seal certified, at least 75% of technicians performing diagnosis and repairs at the location must be ASE certified.
The presentation of the budget becomes one of the new president’s first significant actions, as this gives insight into the priorities and initiatives of the new administration.
Metropolitan Transportation Network is transforming a 2-acre industrial property into a regional school bus operations hub, with 60 jobs to be filled.
Doug Martin is named president of TransPar, taking over for his father, Kyle Martin, a 35-year school transportation industry veteran.
Jan. 31 is the deadline for school transportation officials to apply for the third edition of the educational networking event.
In response to the state superintendent’s plan to update South Carolina’s aging school bus fleet, NSTA says that contracting could provide new buses while saving money.