The association’s 42nd Summit will return to Kansas City, Missouri, which was the site of the 2014 event.
The company will construct a new station for North Kansas City School District that includes fast-fill and time-fill fueling options, and will modify a maintenance facility for CNG-fueled buses.
The percentage is up nearly four points from last year’s results in the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s annual school bus inspection program.
The company will replace the fleet of Council Rock School District in Newtown, Pennsylvania, with 150 of the alternative-fuel buses and will continue to provide service to two Missouri school districts.
Raytown (Mo.) Quality Schools practices Positive Behavior Support, which drastically reduced write-ups for minor infractions and bullying. The approach refocuses the spotlight on students who follow the bus rules instead of those who cause trouble to get attention, and emphasizes teaching students how to meet behavior expectations.
The Gardian Angel safety lighting system is now allowed for use on school buses in Wisconsin, Missouri, Texas and Alaska.
The building will have more than five times the space of the Republic School District’s current facility, with an additional entrance and exit, bigger driver training and bus repair areas, and additional staff parking spots.
North Kansas City (Mo.) Schools apologized for confiscating a blind student’s cane last month and giving him a foam tube to use instead. The boy threw the cane into the air as he was tapping it to music while on the bus, and school officials thought he was getting violent.
The contractor will provide Columbia Public Schools with 212 new school vehicles. The contract marks the company's first operations in the state.
The man’s daughter had reportedly said on the bus that “there is no God,” and the next day, the dad got on board and gave a similar message.
Kim Hamilton went to the NAPT Summit on a mission to bring back valuable information and training opportunities for the members of the Oklahoma Association for Pupil Transportation, of which she is executive director. But she had one other task to attend to: bringing me a snow globe that I had won at the conference two years ago.
After more than three decades in Warrensburg, Missouri, the National Congress on School Transportation will move to a new location next year.
Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is recognized by NGVAmerica for its use of compressed natural gas for its school buses.