In this interview with School Bus Fleet, McGee-Hewitt shares what challenges the NAPT hopes to address in the coming year, as well as which pupil-transportation-related issues are on her radar, and what she believes pupil transportation will look like five years from now.
Kick the ick on school buses with solutions designed to clean, disinfect, and sanitize both germs and air to minimize illness and decrease the spread of viruses.
Child safety tops the list of concerns among parents of school bus riders, followed by fears of COVID-19 infections, and a lack of tracking and visibility.
The school bus driver shortage remains a serious concern even as we start to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us.
This year's report highlights the continued driver and staffing shortages and pandemic-related affects on student transportation operations.
Seven school districts representing 350,000 students are challenging the order's constitutionality. A CDC mask mandate precludes the executive order from being implemented on school buses.
The inspector general for Chicago (Ill.) Public Schools issued a report detailing the district’s failure to put conditions on funds paid to contractors early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fleet electrification, COVID cleaning and safety protocols, and readiness for new federal infrastructure funding got a lot of attention from School Bus Fleet readers in 2021.
The most popular blog posts among School Bus Fleet readers in 2021 covered topics such as fleet electrification, bus driver compensation, and cleaning in the age of COVID.
Spikes in COVID variant cases threaten to cripple already weakened levels of service in the Empire State.