A serious concern in school transportation is the stop-arm violation. Some fines are being increased and some laws are being toughened, but more funding is needed for educating the public.
The New York dealership is certified as a Navistar Diamond Edge dealer by IC Bus. The designation is based on parts and service metrics.
Aiming to boost efficiency, New York-based J&J Miles outfits its shop with heavy duty mobile column lifting technology, featuring the ebright Smart Control System.
In the $3.5 million annual pact with Lackawanna City School District, the contractor will provide transportation services, routing implementation, and 50 new vehicles.
Scott Goble has served as director of transportation for Canandaigua City School District for more than 25 years. He came to the school bus world from a public transit system.
Mark Primeau is honored for his dedication to the safety and success of his passengers. On one baseball team trip, he filled in as first base coach.
More than 100 drivers took part in the 45th annual New York State School Bus Safety Competition, which was hosted by the New York School Bus Contractors Association.
A man in New York is accused of smashing the front door of a grocery store, dragging out an ATM, and loading it into a getaway vehicle: a yellow school bus.
NYAPT’s May 18 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 2,001 bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 1,480 times, resulting in the highest number of estimated violations since the NYAPT started conducting the survey.
The software developer selects Peter Lawrence, the director of transportation at Fairport (N.Y.) Central School District, for the valuable feedback he gave at a time when Transfinder was experiencing rapid growth.
Scott Reynolds of Fairport (N.Y.) Central School District is recognized for his ability to connect with students, including a young man with Down syndrome whom he gave a daily "fist bump."
Video shows several kids in New York bringing cardboard boxes into the bus and, soon after, flames are seen inside. Police are looking for several other boys in connection with the incident.
The latest winning entry comes from Richard Xu, a second grader in New York. The company awards Xu’s school $1,000 for classroom supplies, and the entry will be featured in a First Student ad campaign.