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Is yours a “Green Fleet”?
November 12, 2008
TORRANCE, Calif. — For more than eight years, SCHOOL BUS FLEET has put the spotlight on outstanding pupil transportation operations with the “...
Thomas Built dealer Matthews Buses to serve Florida
November 12, 2008
Thomas Built Buses announced that Matthews Buses Inc. will now serve as its school and commercial transportation solution provider for central and northern Florida.
IC Bus hybrid units qualify for tax credit
November 12, 2008
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently added 10 IC Bus hybrid units to a list of vehicles that qualify for the Alternative Fuel Motor Vehicle Credit enacted by the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Bus drivers, mechanics to be honored at basketball game
November 12, 2008
On Friday, Dec. 5, school bus drivers and mechanics from around the state are invited to gather with family and friends at the Anaheim Convention Center for a celebration in their honor.
SBF, IC Bus to offer Web seminar
November 5, 2008
TORRANCE, Calif. — A free online session later this month will provide bus-specific tips for improving fuel economy.
Tags: IC Bus
Propane industry offers updated fleet cost calculator
November 5, 2008
The propane industry recently launched the latest version of a fleet cost calculator designed to help fleet managers make a business case for operating propane-powered vehicles.
Alberta announces 10-point action plan for school bus safety
November 5, 2008
The government of Alberta is moving ahead with a 10-point action plan for improving school bus safety across the Canadian province. Implementing the plan will cost $7.5 million over two years, according to officials.
NAPT workshop focuses on special-needs data
November 3, 2008
Issues involving special-needs students were among workshop topics at the National Association for Pupil Transportation conference last week.
Bus configurations can create obstacles for special-needs evacuations
November 3, 2008
I recently had the opportunity to travel to many states throughout the country to present on emergency evacuation methods for students with special needs.
Edupro Group unveils new corporate logo
November 3, 2008
Edupro Group, sponsor of the National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers, recently unveiled a new corporate logo.
SafeGuard offers new platform for school bus seating
October 30, 2008
At the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) trade show earlier this week, SafeGuard introduced a new product platform for its line of school bus seating products.
NSTA Midwinter Meeting to coincide with Motorcoach Expo
October 30, 2008
NSTA will host its annual Midwinter Meeting in Orlando, Fla. Jan. 24-28, coinciding with the United Motorcoach Association’s (UMA) Motorcoach Expo.
STA Education Foundation to host golf tournament
October 30, 2008
The foundation’s partnership with the Nationwide Tour will help expand the foundation's ability to offer college scholarships to deserving high school students.
Kansas police ride the school bus
October 29, 2008
Local police officers last week rode along with children in school buses in an effort to catch stop-arm runners.
New technology on display at NAPT trade show
October 28, 2008
The National Association for Pupil Transportation's annual trade show opened with more than 120 exhibitors. School bus industry suppliers put new products on display, including the latest in safety, security and equipment technology.
Blue Bird unveils new All American school bus
October 28, 2008
Blue Bird Corp. introduced the latest offering of its Type D All American school bus at the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s annual trade show in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Joint school bus seating venture launched
October 28, 2008
Three Michigan-based companies have initiated a joint venture to produce seating for school buses.
Tags: seating
NAPT workshops focus on positive energy, industry advocacy
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Workshops held here on Monday as part of the annual National Association for Pupil Transportation conference covered inspirational topics.
Outstanding achievements put in the spotlight
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Several pupil transportation professionals were honored Sunday night and Monday morning during the NAPT awards program.
Workshops spotlight dynamic speakers, pressing topics
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — In workshops on Monday at the National Association for Pupil Transportation conference, speakers tackled timely, complex topics and attendees actively participated in the discussions.

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