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STA reports increased activity in privatized busing
January 14, 2009
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has reported seeing an increase in the number of school districts interested in transitioni...
SBF to spotlight ‘Top Shops’
January 14, 2009
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Blue Bird wins Website award
January 12, 2009
Blue Bird Corp.’s Website, www.blue-bird.com, was recently honored with a 2008 Ektron All-Star Award as the best transportation site.
California budget crisis spurs grant freeze
January 9, 2009
EL MONTE, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board (ARB) this week informed air districts, school districts and new school bus and diesel particul...
California DOE to offer special-needs transportation conference
January 7, 2009
The California Department of Education (DOE) is offering a two-day Transporting Children with Special Needs Conference at several locations throughout the state.
School buses fill in for transit buses
January 7, 2009
Students who normally use the transit system to get to school were given a more traditional ride today: the yellow school bus.
Georgia targets school bus-rail crossing safety
January 7, 2009
A new state law requires school districts to submit to the Department of Transportation (DOT) a list of railroad crossings that do not have active warning devices on school bus routes.
Wyoming lawmakers introduce seat belt bill
January 6, 2009
A bill introduced in the state Legislature last week would require all school buses purchased on or after July 1 to be equipped with seat belts.
New Jersey district partners with police to monitor buses
January 5, 2009
Gloucester Township Police Department Chief Edward Smith and Gloucester Public School District Superintendent Thomas Seddon announced the installation of a GPS system on school buses in a partnership between the two departments.
Special-Needs Briefs — 1/5/09
January 5, 2009
Special-needs student left on bus overnight in freezing temperatures
NEW YORK — A 22-year-old mentally disabled man was left on board his...
Scholarship to be given for Transporting Students With Disabilities
January 5, 2009
A new scholarship will cover expenses for one transportation professional to attend the upcoming National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers.
California DOE to offer special-needs transportation conference
January 5, 2009
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Education (DOE) is offering a two-day Transporting Children with Special Needs Conference at severa...
Training session takes on school bus emergencies
December 30, 2008
An Ohio firefighter is offering training that communities may find they need to have but would hope they never need to use: responding to a severe school bus crash.
STA to provide services to Los Angeles district
December 23, 2008
LOS ANGELES — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded a contract to provide transportation services to Los Angeles Unified Scho...
Safety Rules! contributes to environmental nonprofit agency
December 22, 2008
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — School transportation consulting firm Safety Rules! has become a member of 1% For The Planet, a nonprofit organization with over 7,0...
Blue Bird facility wins safety award
December 22, 2008
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp.’s manufacturing facility here recently completed one year without a lost-time incident.
School bus sales down in 2008
December 17, 2008
Modest increases in Type C and D school bus sales in North America over the past year were overshadowed by a large drop in Type A/B sales, resulting in an overall drop of 4 percent.
School district uses GPS, DVR technology to exonerate bus driver
December 17, 2008
Last fall, the dispatch office at Escambia School District received a call notifying staff that one of their buses had been involved in an accident at a railway crossing.
ASBC reports on benefits of school bus service in 2008
December 17, 2008
WASHINGTON — The American School Bus Council (ASBC) released its findings from an analysis of 2008 and the results of a recent survey.
National Congress seeks proposals for revisions
December 10, 2008
Proposals from the public for revisions and additions to the National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures document are being sought for the 15th National Congress on School Transportation.
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