The school bus contractor’s locations in Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington receive Blue Seal certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.
A school bus fit for a fiesta, a driver who appears on Good Morning America, and Washington’s first electric school bus are among the standout photos from School Bus Fleet's website and Snapshots department in recent issues.
School districts in Ann Arbor, Gaylord, Kalamazoo, Oxford, Roseville, Three Rivers, and Zeeland will receive a total of $4.2 million to purchase 17 new electric school buses.
Dean Transportation, Hoekstra Transportation, and Thomas Built Buses feature Lansing School District’s new school buses and share school bus safety tips with students at a back-to-school event.
Winning entries in the 15th edition of School Bus Fleet’s Photo Contest present a closer look at some of the remarkable, day-to-day scenes of pupil transportation. These shots were selected from 103 total entries, which were judged by SBF’s editors.
Staff members at a Michigan transportation department work with local cyclists on safety exercises and learn that it is possible for the two transportation modes to coexist in harmony.
Patrick Dean, vice president of business development at family-owned Dean Transportation, shares how the company is investing in innovative training and working to mitigate the driver shortage by offering ongoing professional development.
The State Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy awarded the districts $626,573 in grants to purchase a total of 28 new school buses.
Wayne-Westland Community Schools adopts Synovia Solutions’ “Here Comes the Bus” app and its new routing feature on its 87 buses.
More than a dozen passengers are taken to the hospital after the bus runs off the road and tips over on its side.
When a pickup truck enters her lane of travel, Danielle Kennedy of Michigan honks her horn, swerves in a split second, and avoids impact. Twenty-five students are aboard at the time.
Michigan transportation consultant Kim Hooper responds to an article in a local newspaper on bus driver shortage to note that pay is a critical factor.
Mike Westbrook had worked for Portage Public Schools since 2002. He was "masterful at the logistics of creating bus routes," according to the district superintendent.