School transportation providers from across the state gather in Anaheim to kick off the annual California Association of School Transportation Officials conference.
The latest winning entry comes from second grader Ruby Boula of Temescal Valley Elementary School. The bus company awards her school $1,000 for classroom supplies.
A California school bus reportedly T-bones a car, critically injuring the driver of the car. The students suffer minor injuries, and the bus driver and two aides are unharmed.
The statewide program offers $10 million for purchasing school buses powered by electricity, renewable diesel, natural gas, or propane.
At the Product Immersion Tour stop, transportation officials check out the latest offerings from Blue Bird, Micro Bird, and their component suppliers.
Armando Ramirez of California is sentenced to two years in prison for leaving Paul Lee, who had autism and was nonverbal, alone on a bus on a hot summer day for several hours.
The Quebec-based school bus manufacturer will receive support for the facility from the state and from the province’s Green Fund.
Sherrill, a longtime instructor for California’s Office of School Transportation, was instrumental in the development of a behind-the-wheel guide for the state’s school bus drivers.
Colton (Calif.) Joint Unified School District’s holiday “Stuff the Bus” project collects 186 jackets, 100 toys, and 1,000 pounds of food inside a festively decorated school bus.
Anthony Corona of California, who had autism, lost consciousness and died after an episode in which he became agitated. The bus driver and aides reportedly tried to calm him, performed CPR, and called 911.
A California school bus with seven special-needs students aboard strikes a Ford Mustang, the Mustang strikes a Ford Sienna, and the bus continues on and hits a Honda Odyssey. No students are injured.
The second-largest school district in the country places a big order of Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Excellence in Motion award recognizes the West County Transportation Agency’s board of directors for forming a unique school transportation cooperative.