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Roberts Hawaii helps with home makeover
June 12, 2008
HONOLULU — When the television show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition brought together volunteers to build a new home for a local family, Roberts...
Massachusetts bill calls for engine-idling regulations
June 12, 2008
BOSTON — Legislation is making its way through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that would prohibit unnecessary engine idling on or around school gr...
Paster discusses FirstGroup developments
June 11, 2008
CINCINNATI — The past year has brought some significant changes for First Student. Last fall, the company merged with Laidlaw Education Services, wh...
NAPT announces annual conference and trade show details
June 9, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — Details have been released about the 34th Annual NAPT Conference and Trade Show, to be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Oct. 26-30.

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Algae touted as potential source of fuel
June 5, 2008
SAN DIEGO — A local company said that it can produce crude oil from a process using algae, sunlight, water and carbon dioxide.

Sapphire Ene...

STA wins three New England contracts
June 5, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded new contracts with the Danbury and Guilford school districts in Connecticut, ...
Everyday Wireless acquires school software company
June 5, 2008
CONCORD, Mass. — Everyday Wireless has acquired Tizbi Inc., a Raleigh, N.C.-based software company that has developed products for school districts s...
Search begins for next ‘Driver of the Year’
June 4, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has called on school bus riders across the nation to nominate their favorite driver for the third annual Childr...
State directors call for clarification of student info access
June 2, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — State pupil transportation directors urged the U.S. Department of Education to clarify that school bus personnel should be giv...
Conference promotes travel instruction for disabled people
June 2, 2008
PITTSBURGH — The Consortium for the Educational Advancement of Travel Instruction (CEATI) will hold its Fall 2008 Conference here Oct. 10-11.

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Minnesota governor signs bill creating Office of Pupil Transportation
May 29, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS — On Friday, Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed into law an omnibus transportation and transit policy bill that includes measures affecting school ...
FirstGroup America opens new headquarters
May 29, 2008
CINCINNATI — FirstGroup America has opened its new North American headquarters here at the 600 Vine Building.

The company’s school bus cont...

ASBC offers children's book, reaches out to parents
May 28, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American School Bus Council (ASBC) has released Carmen Loves the Bus, a downloadable children’s book that includes acti...
Prince Edward Island launches bus safety strategy
May 28, 2008
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island — The provincial government has unveiled a new plan to bolster school bus safety.

The move comes after ...

Florida schools safely evacuated
May 22, 2008
PALM BAY, Fla. — As fires raged around Brevard County last week, the local school district’s transportation department demonstrated its commitment to...
Thomas Built employees pitch in for Freightliner Ride of Pride
May 22, 2008
CLEVELAND, N.C. — The seventh annual Ride of Pride, which honors veterans, prisoners of war and those missing in action, will travel from Freightline...
School transportation addressed in security resolution
May 20, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A security resolution under consideration in the House of Representatives was amended yesterday with language that targets school ...
IC, Enova enter long-term supply agreement
May 20, 2008
TORRANCE, Calif. — Enova Systems has entered a long-term agreement to supply its post-transmission, parallel hybrid-electric drive system for IC Bus’...
First Student, IC Bus sign deal potentially worth $1.2 billion
May 15, 2008
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has signed an agreement for IC Bus LLC to supply CE Series school buses through 2010, with further options to purchas...
Zonar Systems wins product innovation award
May 15, 2008
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has honored Zonar Systems with the 2008 Product Innovation of the Year Awa...

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