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Report: Biodiesel not to blame for bus malfunctions
January 27, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Commerce said Thursday that biodiesel was not what caused a dozen school buses to malfunction in fri...
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Seat belt mandate considered for Colorado school buses
January 27, 2009
A bill in the Colorado General Assembly would require school buses purchased statewide after June 30, 2010, to be equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts.
Indiana bill would require end-of-route inspections
January 26, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — A state Senate committee last week passed legislation that would require school bus drivers to do end-of-route inspections.
Pennsylvania to host special-needs transportation event
January 26, 2009
Pennsylvania's 2009 Special-Needs Transportation Conference will be held April 15 in Grantville. The conference is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania S...
Boy found after bus stop abduction
January 21, 2009
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A 7-year-old abducted from a school bus stop here was located by detectives about 250 miles away in Las Vegas.
Nebraska lawmaker revives school bus seat belt bill
January 21, 2009
LINCOLN, Neb. — Earlier this month, state Sen. John Harms introduced a bill that would require all school buses to be equipped with seat belts.
IC Bus seeks America’s Greenest School
January 21, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — IC Bus is inviting students to submit essays nominating their schools to win the title of America’s Greenest School.

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Canyon State Bus Sales joins Girardin dealership network
January 21, 2009
DRUMMONDVILLE, Quebec — Girardin Minibus Inc. announced that Canyon State Bus Sales has joined its dealership network.
Hybrid school bus introduced in Colorado
January 20, 2009
THORNTON, Colo. — Colorado’s first hybrid school bus went into service last week, shuttling a group of third-graders on a field trip to an environmen...
TransPar acquires educational consulting firm
January 15, 2009
School transportation consulting firm TransPar Group has acquired Access Management Group Inc., an educational consulting company.
School district launches transportation training facility
January 14, 2009
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. has opened a new transportation training facility that will provide year-round education for new and existing drivers as well as emergency responders.
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.

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