Harrisonville, Missouri, Mayor Brian Hasek says he was enlightened “about all the work that goes into getting our students to school safely.”
The state directors’ annual gathering also addresses the use of tablets and GPS units for school bus drivers.
Ottumwa, Iowa, Mayor Tom X. Lazio says that the company “has a very strong focus on safely transporting the students” of the city.
More than 500 backpacks filled with school supplies were distributed to students at Hillsborough County Public Schools’ transportation event.
A recent visit to a Southern California school district revealed the pride that the transportation team takes in their work, their fleet, and their facility.
New York Association for Pupil Transportation members cite a variety of summer tasks, from recruiting new school bus drivers to finalizing routes.
A Durham tour in Iowa and a Calhoun County open house in Alabama are great examples of public awareness initiatives that promote the value of pupil transportation.
The nationwide tour uses interactive activities to teach safe school bus riding basics to elementary school students and their parents.
Queen Creek Unified School District hosts the event to share more information with the public in its transportation building, recently named for longtime director Edd Hennerley.
See more of Calhoun County (Ala.) School District's event that showcased the complexities of running a transportation department.
Banyon Allison, the transportation director for Calhoun County School District, hosts an event that shows other school personnel and the public the complexities of running a transportation department.
Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart says that the visit “enlightened me about all the work that goes into getting our students to school safely.”
Stop-arm awareness efforts at the local level, combined with a national push, will go a long way in making sure that all motorists know what to do when they come to a stopped school bus.