Tashitaa Tufaa discovered a passion for driving and a need in Minneapolis for a dedicated school bus contractor. He now employs over 400 people as the CEO of student transportation company Metropolitan Transportation Network.
Kari Hoglund Kounkel shares the details and lessons learned from an accident in Minnesota in 1997 that killed three students and a truck driver.
The school bus company is honored with an award for its maintenance program in Spokane, Washington, and receives a 100% score on an inspection of one of its Minnesota fleets.
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.