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Bus seating zones target safety
August 20, 2009
To bolster the safety of bus passengers, Dysart Unified School District implemented a new seating policy that separates students by grade range.
Registration open for IC Bus’ fall maintenance program
August 19, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Technicians can now register for the fall session of IC Bus University training, to be held at the company’s Tulsa, Okla., bus pl...
Tags: IC Bus
Agencies issue back-to-school transportation safety tips
August 19, 2009
With the 2009-10 school year getting into gear, state patrol agencies and pupil transportation organizations are issuing school bus safety tips for children, parents and motorists.
Parent poll shows benefits of buses for students, environment
August 19, 2009
Many parents feel yellow school bus service has a positive impact on students’ academic performance, according to results from a recent survey conducted by the American School Bus Council (ASBC).
NCST gears up for 2010
August 19, 2009
As the date of the 15th National Congress on School Transportation (NCST) draws closer, state representatives for the event are being appointed.
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Brown Bus Co. celebrates 50 years
August 18, 2009
NAMPA, Idaho — Brown Bus Co. celebrated its 50th anniversary last week with an open house for community members, customers and employees, past and pr...
Durham takes delivery of hybrid-electric school bus
August 18, 2009
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has received the first of its two NEXBUS hybrid-electric school buses from Collins Bus Corp.

The f...

Durham takes delivery of hybrid Type A
August 18, 2009
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has received the first of its two NEXBUS hybrid-electric school buses from Collins Bus Corp.

The f...

New NTSB member sworn in, designated vice chairman
August 14, 2009
Christopher A. Hart was sworn in as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) last week, and President Obama designated him the agency's vice chairman.
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New training scholarship, field trip grant offered
August 13, 2009
Two new programs launched by National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members will support learning opportunities for pupil transportation professionals as well as students.
All eyes on Alabama bus belt study
August 12, 2009
As a pilot study of the impact of lap-shoulder belts on school buses enters its final year, national and state transportation safety agencies are awaiting the results.
New Thomas Built hybrid to be shown at Arizona dealership
August 12, 2009
PHOENIX — School district officials throughout the state will have an opportunity to view and test drive Thomas Built Buses’ new Saf-T-Liner C2e hybr...
Virginia district urges state to update bus inspection regulations
August 11, 2009
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — School bus inspections could be less physically demanding for bus drivers statewide by next spring.

The state Department ...

Golf event to help send students to college
August 11, 2009
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Student Transportation of America’s (STA) philanthropic arm is inviting golfers to test their skills alongside the pros at a chari...
First Student inks exclusive deal with Collins
August 11, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has signed a long-term agreement with Collins Bus Corp. wherein Collins will be the exclusive supplier for the contra...
Georgia district restores 2,500 bus stops
August 5, 2009
MARIETTA, Ga. — Cobb County School District (CCSD) is keeping about 2,500 school bus stops that had been slated for elimination to save money.

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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...
District’s bus route information accessible on Website
August 5, 2009
The Madison County Schools (MCS) board of education invested in software by Transfinder Corp. last year that enables parents to view bus route information on the transportation page of the district’s Website.
School bus driver helps students in need
August 5, 2009
Bus driver Paul Long has gone above and beyond transporting Mid-Del Schools students over the past eight years.
Michigan environmental agency awarded EPA grant
August 3, 2009
GRAND LEDGE, Mich. — Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities (GLACC) has been awarded a $1.07 million grant from the EPA to reduce school bus emissions in ...
Tags: emissions, EPA

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