The pilot is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It gives select school bus operators in Ontario up to $400,000 for a bus and charging infrastructure.
Two school boards work to prevent another driver shortage this fall after an investigation finds that their “actions and inactions” led to thousands of students being stranded last September.
Police say that the fire caused more than $30,000 in damage to the school bus.
Ashley McMaster of Nova Scotia, Canada, gets frustrated watching motorists illegally passing her daughter’s bus and posts videos of incidents, which catch attention from law enforcement.
The Alberta driver faces multiple charges after her bus struck a tree while students were on board. Police say she was over the legal limit of alcohol.
After a loaded logging truck failed to stop for a school bus in Alberta, the local transportation director took a powerful message to the mill’s contracted drivers.
Mid-South Bus Center in Tennessee and Warner Bus Industries in Saskatchewan are the latest dealers to become certified in the collaborative effort between the school bus manufacturer and its dealers.
The Quebec-based school bus manufacturer will receive support for the facility from the state and from the province’s Green Fund.
Brad Miller, who works for Durham School Services’ Indianapolis location, and Ian Moulaison at Stock Transportation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, earn the certification.
For years, Margaret “Phemie” Hunka waved and held up signs for students riding buses by her home in Alberta. Her daughter-in-law, school bus driver Debbie Hunka, shares a tribute to Phemie, who died in 2015.
The policy clarifies that school districts have the responsibility for managing pupil transportation, including the authority to share services with another district or to contract out.
The potential strikes had threatened to impact thousands of students in the two cities. In both cases, the transportation companies reach tentative agreements with the driver unions.
Automotive supplier Eberspaecher now holds 80% of the shares in Vecture Inc. Eberspaecher Vecture will offer battery management products for vehicles and other applications.