Bobit Business Media founder Ed Bobit (left) was inducted into the National Association for Pupil Transportation Hall of Fame in 1999. Also inducted that year was Buster Bynum, former pupil transportation director in Virginia.
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How Ed Bobit impacted pupil transportation

Beyond his contributions in trade magazine publishing, including SCHOOL BUS FLEET, what you may not know about Ed Bobit is the crucial role he played in the survival of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) in its early years. As NAPT Executive Director Mike Martin puts it, "There would be no NAPT without Ed Bobit. Period."

Ed Bobit (right), founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, passed away on Sunday morning. He is pictured here with his son, Ty, the president and CEO of the company.
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Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, has passed away

Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, which publishes Automotive Fleet, School Bus Fleet magazine and many other media brands, passed away Sunday morning at the age of 86. Last summer Bobit had undergone valve-replacement surgery and had been working primarily from home. He died peacefully in his sleep.

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