With a heightened shortage of bus drivers, Salem-Keizer Public Schools overhauls its approach to recruitment. Collaborating with other district departments, developing an attractive brand, and streamlining the hiring process are key steps.
New riders, kindergarten students, and their families can learn about bus safety and take a spin on a Bend-La Pine Schools bus.
The transportation staff at Redmond (Ore.) School District helps out hungry community members by hosting two food drive days.
Oregon, Washington, and Texas drivers take the top spots in the small bus, conventional bus, and transit categories.
The Gresham-Barlow School District awards the company a new two-year contract to manage and operate its school bus routes, extending their 50-year partnership.
NAFTC’s free, three-day training course will be offered in Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Oregon over the next few months.
Overturned school buses, under-the-influence goggles and a smoke-filled bus were among the engaging exercises at the OPTA South Willamette chapter's training event.
The school bus operator wins its second contract in the state: a five-year pact to provide transportation for Tigard-Tualatin School District.
Topics covered in the Feb. 20 event will include lessons learned from the Reynolds High School shooting; the effects of insomnia, alcohol and drugs; and walk-throughs of overturned and smoke-filled buses.
Several school bus-related projects are among those awarded grants to retrofit and replace old diesel vehicles and equipment.
Drivers and other transportation employees from an Oregon district raise money through a raffle and solicit donations for the party. A total of 55 special-needs students plus some siblings and parents participated this year.
Soon after the school year ends, many pupil transporters take a “busman’s holiday”: They attend an industry conference. So while most students have set aside their books for the summer, school transportation professionals take some time to focus on learning. I saw this firsthand …
Emergency response, vehicle dynamics and crash prevention were among the topics covered during the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association’s annual gathering.