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Industry veterans honored in awards program
July 22, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tim Flood was between jobs in the music industry in 1987 when a Trans Group ad calling for school bus driver candidates caught his...
Top school bus drivers compete in Greensboro
July 21, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. — School bus drivers from across the U.S. and Canada tested their skills here on Sunday during the 39th Annual International School ...
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Veteran transportation director passes away
July 15, 2009
Mike Lunsford began his pupil transportation career in 1968 as a student bus driver. He was only 16 years old.
California districts receive $46M for air quality measures
July 15, 2009
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. — The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) last week awarded nearly $43 million to help Southern California school ...
MacAllister Machinery Co. joins Blue Bird dealer network
July 14, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. has added MacAllister Machinery Company to its list of authorized dealers. MacAllister will serve northern and central Indiana.
New Petermann exec to lead acquisition efforts
July 13, 2009
CINCINNATI — School bus contractor Petermann Ltd. has tapped a former Laidlaw Education Services executive to lead its acquisition efforts.

Pau...

$50K grant offered for school bus security, efficiency
July 10, 2009
School districts across the country can vie for a grant for $50,000 in equipment from Zonar Systems to enhance their school bus operations.
NAPT creates board seat for affiliate member
July 8, 2009
Affiliate members of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) now have a designated spot on the group’s board of directors.
Tags: NAPT
South Carolina earns $500K in EPA funds
July 8, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — South Carolina is getting a $553,918 grant to help reduce the amount of pollution created by diesel school buses, the U.S. EPA ann...
Special-Needs Briefs — 7/6/09
July 6, 2009
Drivers for special-needs students protest privatization
SALEM, Mass. — Salem Public Schools’ plan to privatize special-needs school tran...
Feds save Medicaid payments for transportation
July 6, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — School districts will continue to be able to receive Medicaid payments for some transportation activities thanks to a move made by...
North Carolina governor approves anti-bullying bill
July 6, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Bev Perdue has signed into law a bill to prevent the bullying and harassment of students and school employees on school property...
Special-needs bus driver honored
July 6, 2009
MINERAL WELLS, Texas — Special-needs school bus driver Tina Cross was selected by her peers as Mineral Wells Independent School District’s (MWISD) 20...
Maine bicyclists barred from stop-arm running
July 1, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine — A new state law will prohibit bicyclists from passing school buses that are stopped to load or unload students.

Gov. John Bald...

Winners named in annual Photo Contest
June 30, 2009
The fifth edition of SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s annual Photo Contest drew dozens of eye-catching shots from across the pupil transportation community.
Oregon governor approves bus retrofit, replacement bill
June 29, 2009
SALEM, Ore. — Gov. Ted Kulongoski has signed into law a bill that will require all diesel school buses in the state to meet the EPA’s 2007 emissions ...
Tags: emissions, EPA
First Student wins New York, California contracts
June 29, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide student transportation for the Avon (N.Y.) Central School District.

The ...

STA employees raise money for cancer research
June 29, 2009
Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) drivers and staff at the company’s Collegeville, Pa., terminal, and employees of STA subsidiary Student ...
Tennessee to allow extended school bus life
June 25, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Large school buses in Tennessee could stay in service up to 17 years under a new state law, which increased the limit by two years...
North Carolina governor signs bill on illegal bus passing
June 24, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — On Monday, Gov. Bev Perdue signed into law a bill that targets motorists who pass stopped school buses.

The Nicolas Adkins Sc...

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