The New York Association for Pupil Transportation joined the AAA Hudson Valley in a press event to enhance school bus safety awareness among motorists as the back-to-school season starts.
Problems with routes and late buses hamper Palm Beach County as the school year begins, but district officials say that progress is being made in resolving the issues.
The event features demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats.
Orange County (Fla.) Public Schools prepares for the new school year with a week of training on such topics as driving safety, security awareness and customer service.
Planning and practice can prevent transportation troubles on the first day of school. Bus prep, dry runs and parent contact are some of the key steps for a successful start.
Atlanta Public Schools officials say that the practice will help drivers become familiar with their routes and will improve accuracy of timing during current traffic patterns.
Indian River (Del.) School District will implement new daily starting and ending times for several district schools. The district is trying to accommodate an increase in student enrollment and the rollout of full-day kindergarten, which have put a strain on the transportation system in recent years.
Atlanta Public Schools conducts a district-wide review of its transportation system and takes in feedback on issues that have arisen since school started. The result is more buses, more stops and more crossing guards “to ensure that all students travel to and from their schools in a safe and efficient manner,” district officials say.
The City Department of Transportation Services will increase city bus service on four routes. A transit official says that the move aims to ensure that students "won’t be stranded when school starts."
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