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Lee’s Summit (Mo.) R-7 School District was recognized by NGVAmerica for its use of compressed natural gas.
Missouri school district awarded for CNG fleet
November 13, 2014
Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is recognized by NGVAmerica for its use of compressed natural gas for its school buses.
Atlanta grandmother arrested for attacking boy on bus
November 13, 2014
Claudette Peters was arrested for battery after allegedly striking a 10-year-old boy on the face and neck several times. She believed the boy had a fight with her grandson.
Tags: Georgia
Journal ranks Zonar among Seattle’s top big data software companies
November 13, 2014
The Puget Sound Business Journal placed the company second on its list of big data companies. This recognition comes on the heels of Zonar putting over 300,000 telematics units in operation.
Seon revealed the winners of its anti-bullying “A Bully-Free Zone” coloring contest at the NAPT Summit this week. Shown here is Lori Jetha, marketing communications manager of Seon.
Seon names anti-bullying contest winners
November 13, 2014
Three winners were honored at the NAPT Summit. Each winner will receive a Seon stuffed teddy bear and anti-bullying medal, and their school will receive a Bully Project DVD and Educator’s Kit, and a $500 donation for anti-bullying education.
Transfinder to open new office in Texas
November 12, 2014
The Austin office will offer additional support hours and training. Texas has Transfinder’s second-largest concentration of customers.
According to Blue Bird, the T-Series bus body’s aerodynamic features aid in increasing fuel economy by about 20%.
New Micro Bird Type A bus turns heads at trade show
November 12, 2014
According to Blue Bird, the T-Series bus body’s aerodynamic features aid in increasing fuel economy by about 20%.
Blue Bird to unveil new Type A bus, new technology
November 10, 2014
Along with the new Micro Bird T-Series bus, Blue Bird will debut an electronic stability control system and a new Propane Vision warranty.
IC Bus showcases propane bus at NAPT
November 10, 2014
The manufacturer features its new CE Series school bus with the Power Solutions International 8.8-liter LP propane engine. The bus will be available for order for the 2015-16 school year.
Motivational speaker Steve Gilliland amused the NAPT crowd with anecdotes that illustrate the importance of enjoying life’s journey and feeling passion for your work.
Keynote speaker encourages audience to ‘enjoy the ride’
November 10, 2014
Motivational speaker Steve Gilliland amuses the NAPT crowd with anecdotes that illustrate the importance of enjoying life’s journey and feeling passion for your work.
A live-action event at the NAPT Summit brought in a SWAT team to demonstrate a response to an active shooter on a school bus.
Shooter response training draws captive audience
November 10, 2014
A live-action event at the NAPT Summit brings in a SWAT team to demonstrate a response to an active shooter on a school bus.
Jim Beekman galvanized the Orange County (Fla.) Public Schools transportation department and implemented numerous improvements, which led to increased efficiency, multi-million-dollar savings and high staff morale.
Jim Beekman named SBF’s Administrator of the Year
November 10, 2014
The industry veteran galvanized the Orange County (Fla.) Public Schools transportation department and implemented improvements that led to increased efficiency, multi-million-dollar savings and high staff morale.
Blue Bird presented its 2014 Supplier of the Year award to Bendix Commercial Systems. In 2014, Bendix partnered with Blue Bird to launch a premier air disc brake.
Blue Bird announces 2014 Supplier Awards
November 7, 2014
The company presented its 2014 Supplier of the Year award to Bendix Commercial Systems for teaming with Blue Bird to launch a premier air disc brake. Blue Bird also recognized 10 other suppliers for quality, innovation and service.
Texas district honored for safety, efficiency initiatives
November 7, 2014
Houston Independent School District is recognized by District Administration magazine for its bus tracking, safety and fleet greening programs.
Leadership changes, dealer inventory funding at Navistar
November 7, 2014
A $250 million deal will support IC Bus and International Truck dealer inventory funding. Also, Navistar is restructuring its senior leadership team.
Tags: IC Bus
The NEXBUS Type A bus powered by compressed natural gas will be exhibited at the NAPT trade show next week.
Collins Bus, Westport to display new CNG school bus
November 6, 2014
The NEXBUS Type A bus powered by compressed natural gas will be exhibited at the NAPT trade show next week.
Indiana district superintendent to question free bus mandate in court case
November 6, 2014
Franklin Township Schools’ Flora Reichanadter will question a court of appeals decision that public school buses are a constitutional right, asking how bus fees could be illegal if the state legislature reacted to them by banning them and outlining formal procedures for school districts to cut transportation.
Rick Coffman (left) and Bill Schroyer have joined the field sales and customer support team for bus air-conditioning supplier American Cooling Technology.
American Cooling Technology appoints 2 to sales team
November 6, 2014
The bus air-conditioning supplier names Rick Coffman regional sales engineer for the Southwestern U.S. and Bill Schroyer the Southeast regional sales manager.
Clean Fuels Ohio helped Pike-Delta-York Schools obtain federal funding to buy three propane buses and build a propane fueling station on their property.
Nonprofit helps district add propane buses, save money
November 6, 2014
Clean Fuels Ohio helped Pike-Delta-York Schools obtain funding to buy three propane buses and build a propane fueling station. The district is seeing annual reductions in fuel and operating costs.
Tags: Ohio, propane
Kellie and Bobby Sears, owners of Bobby’s Truck and Bus Repair, recently received an official commendation for their 25 years of service.
Ohio school bus service company earns state commendation
November 5, 2014
After 25 years in business, Bobby’s Truck and Bus Repair is getting some high-profile accolades, including an official commendation from Ohio state Rep. Rex Damschroder.
Automated vehicle technology, such as Google's self-driving car project, will be explored in the discussion. Shown here is one of Google's self-driving car prototypes.
SBF to head up tech talk at NAPT
November 5, 2014
Editors from the magazine will head up a roundtable discussion about automated and connected vehicle technology with industry experts at the NAPT Summit on Saturday.
Tags: NAPT

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