Sessions at the upcoming Summit in Kansas City will cover such topics as school bus technology, budgets, safety, and security.
Blue Springs (Mo.) R-IV School District purchases the Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses from Thomas Built Buses. It is the second U.S. school district to introduce these buses into its fleet.
North Kansas City School District purchases the new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG as a step toward converting its entire fleet to the alternative fuel.
The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s transportation department receives the Total Fleet Excellence Award from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A ridership drop during the Fourth of July holiday for a summer program has one student dropped off at her stop 20 minutes early and another dropped off at the wrong stop. Springfield (Mo.) Public Schools instructs drivers to maintain stop times and set routing system safeguards.
Two Missouri teenagers have been charged for allegedly vandalizing 18 school buses. The district's mechanics were able to get the buses repaired and running again within a day.
The 2016 Summit lineup also includes NTSB chief Christopher Hart, consultant Mark Aesch, and a Boston Marathon bombing survivor who helped identify one of the suspects.
The school bus operator’s pact with two Nebraska districts now extends to 2019. David Prince, STA’s general manager of the contract, now takes on broader responsibility.
Representing the family of Hunter Pitt, a 6-year-old who was run over by his school bus, led a personal injury law firm to create "Wait, Wait, Wait — 3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe.”
For its new student artwork contest, the school transportation provider will award a total of $12,000 this year to schools with winning entries.
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.