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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
District to implement new bus pickup policy for special-needs students
August 3, 2009
EL PASO, Texas — Socorro Independent School District is scheduled to implement a new bus pickup policy today for its special-needs students and child...
Detroit Public Schools forgoes plan to cut 159 bus attendants
August 3, 2009
DETROIT — In new developments announced last week, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) will not follow through with a plan to lay off 159 special-needs bus ...
Special-needs bus driver honored for helping students, community
August 3, 2009
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Lake Elsinore Unified School District (USD) special-needs school bus driver Julie Poirier-Leyva was recently recognized for h...
South Carolina District Staff Refine Special-Needs Bus Evacuation
August 3, 2009
By Kelly Roher, Senior Editor

Transportation personnel at Greenville (S.C.) County Schools have developed an innovative special-needs ...

Collins completes first hybrid Type A school bus
July 29, 2009
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. has completed the manufacture of its first NEXBUS hybrid-electric school bus. The Type A bus is built on a...
Rolling V deploys innovative tool to boost driving behavior
July 29, 2009
SOUTH FALLSBURG, N.Y. — School and charter bus company Rolling V Bus Corp. has selected GreenRoad to provide driving behavior improvement service. <>
EPA awards $2.4M to NSTA for Midwest projects
July 29, 2009
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has awarded more than $2.4 million to the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) to replace older school buses and ...
Hersman sworn in as NTSB chairman
July 28, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) now has a chairman with a school bus endorsement.

Deborah Hersman, nomi...

Tags: NTSB
PTSI unveils more details on instructor training conference
July 28, 2009
LIVERPOOL, N.Y. — The Pupil Transportation Safety Institute (PTSI) has released additional details about the National Conference for Behind-the-Wheel...
3 Texas districts purchase propane-powered buses
July 23, 2009
Three Texas school districts — Alvin Independent School District (ISD), Angleton ISD and Lindale ISD — are adding Blue Bird Corp. Propane-Powered Vis...
2 members to leave NTSB
July 22, 2009
Two of the four members of the National Transportation Safety Board have submitted their letters of resignation to President Obama.
Tags: NTSB
City buys private bus company, saving district $2M
July 22, 2009
The city of Pekin has been providing school bus transportation for local school districts for decades, but now it will expand service to rural areas outside the city, as well as special-needs students, through the purchase of Hoyle School Transportation.
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.

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