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Bus, Chassis and Engine Specifications 2015

Bus, Chassis and Engine Specifications 2015

Bus, Chassis and Engine Specifications 2015

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Contractors Survey 2021

Contractors Survey 2021

Almost half of respondents described their shortage as “severe” or “desperate.” About one-third said they are receiving federal funds to help with pandemic-related safety measures and retain drivers.

Maintenance Survey 2021

Maintenance Survey 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has technicians tasked with more bus and shop disinfecting duties, as well as stocking hand sanitizer, masks, and other PPE for drivers. Meanwhile, respondents report higher pay over last year.

Special-Needs Survey 2021

Special-Needs Survey 2021

Half of survey respondents report additional tasks, ranging from increasing cleaning and sanitizing of buses to wearing masks and PPE to conducting temperature screening of students.

U.S. State by State Transportation Statistics 2018-19

U.S. State by State Transportation Statistics 2018-19

Provides a breakdown of information for each of the 50 states, including the number of K-12 public and private school students transported daily, the number of school buses in each state, and the total state aid paid for pupil transportation.

North American School Bus Sales 2020

North American School Bus Sales 2020

Provides the total number of buses sold in the U.S. and Canada for the year. Also provides a breakdown of bus sales by type (Type A/B, Type C, and Type D) in the U.S. and Canada.

Maintenance Survey 2020

Maintenance Survey 2020

SBF's Maintenance Survey finds that the average ratio of school buses to technicians across all fleet sizes has steadily increased over the last three years, inching up by one extra bus per year. Meanwhile, technician pay sees a small boost.

Special-Needs Survey 2020

Special-Needs Survey 2020

A slightly higher number of respondents reported aides on buses as well as technology such as video surveillance and child-check reminder devices this year. Operators continue to serve more passengers with special needs.

Bus, Chassis, and Engine Specifications 2019

Bus, Chassis, and Engine Specifications 2019

Includes such information as bus classifications for each offering from the large and small school bus manufacturers, suspension type for chassis, and fuel type for available engines.

North American School Bus Sales 2019

North American School Bus Sales 2019

Provides the total number of buses sold in the U.S. and Canada for the year. Also provides a breakdown of bus sales by type (Type A/B, Type C, and Type D) in the U.S. and Canada.

U.S. State by State Transportation Statistics 2017-18

U.S. State by State Transportation Statistics 2017-18

Provides a breakdown of information for each of the 50 states, including the number of K-12 public and private school students transported daily, the number of school buses in each state, and the total state aid paid for pupil transportation.

School District Survey 2019

School District Survey 2019

This survey is sent to directors and managers at school district transportation departments. Topics covered in this survey include starting driver pay and director salary, driver shortage and changes in school bus service.

Top 100 School District Fleets of 2019

Top 100 School District Fleets of 2019

Gwinnett County Public Schools climbs up one spot to rank third on the list, with the same number of route buses as last year. The district has the second-biggest in-house public school bus fleet.

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