Gov. Mark Dayton proclaims Feb. 22 the state's first-ever School Bus Driver Appreciation Day.
Metropolitan Transportation Network is transforming a 2-acre industrial property into a regional school bus operations hub, with 60 jobs to be filled.
According to police in Minnesota, initial reports indicate that the bus was stopped with its stop arm extended, and the teens were hit by the pickup truck as they walked toward the bus.
Fred Lenz of St. James Bus Service presents his perspective on why school buses should not have seat belts.
An IEP in 2014 for Emily Quandt of Minnesota stated that she needs a trained person to ride the bus with her to administer medication for life-threatening seizures, but she rode the bus alone last year due to a lack of district staff. An aide will ride on the bus with her this year.
The Minnesota Association for Pupil Transportation and Minnesota School Bus Operators Association recognize students who won the state contest at Target Field before a Minnesota Twins baseball game.
Trevor Aaron McDonald of Minnesota admits to intentionally driving too fast over a hump in the road, injuring several students on his bus. He faces several charges.
The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association recognizes several members with awards, including one for lifetime achievement, at its annual summer conference.
Perry Whitney of Minnesota has taken three boys from his special-needs school bus route, along with their father, on weekend bass fishing trips.
Investigators believe that Mohamed Wasuge of Minnesota had fallen asleep when his bus sideswiped three cars, jumped a curb and almost hit a post office. Court records show that he has been convicted of traffic violations at least 11 times since 2003.
Don Beehler of Minnesota started his career driving part time while also working on his family’s farm. He had retired in 1999, but returned full time when the school district needed bus driving help.
The 22 contracted drivers, who cover routes for Minneapolis Public Schools, did not show up for work for two days last week, citing low pay, lack of hours and cold buses. Some were back at work on Monday.
After testing three propane-powered buses, Independent School District 15 in Minnesota ordered the Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses for the 2015-16 school year.