The Chandler (Ariz.) Unified School District #80 transportation team recently moved its operations from three small locations to a new facility that features significant upgrades. Here, they detail the process and share lessons learned.
Three school districts have purchased a total of 17 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses.
A dispatcher at a Washington school district details how his transportation team has used G Suite and Google Sheets to reduce recurring questions, misinformation, confusion, and distractions for more efficient operations.
Building a relationship with a proactive provider, focusing on core data for your operation and using it for regular driver coaching are some of the best practices experts share with SBF.
The Missouri Propane Education and Research Council’s rebate to Student Transportation of America is for its purchase of 10 of the alternative-fuel buses. The council has committed $1 million to help school districts in the state transition from diesel to propane buses.
The program, provided by Learn, Design, Apply Inc., is designed to help Zonar customers identify, secure, apply for, and manage grant funding.
School transportation remains a critical element within the context of a child’s overall educational experience. When we boil this element down to a cost-saving endeavor, we’ve really done a disservice to our children.
The city’s Department of Education teams up with Via to launch a new school bus routing, tracking, and communication platform, in addition to installing GPS systems on all of its school buses.
New research from Bellwether Education Partners analyzes challenges that districts and contractors face and pinpoints opportunities for improving service and cutting costs.
As electric buses become a more feasible option for pupil transporters, operators in the U.S. and Canada are noting various benefits, including charging efficiency, fuel savings, and the need for consistent maintenance training.
Proper research, planning, budgeting, and assistance from a reputable dealer with full-service capabilities and deep industry knowledge can make buying used school buses hassle free.
A growing demand for propane buses in recent years has sparked an influx of training programs for maintenance technicians. Here, industry experts share top tips and best practices for maintaining propane school buses.
The state Department of Education denies requests from Warwick Public Schools to eliminate bus monitors and to charge students to ride school buses and participate in school sports.
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