House Bill 351 would require the state superintendent of public instruction to identify school systems with critical shortages and allow them to hire school retirees to drive while keeping their retiree pay.
The Virginia driver stops the bus mid-route to address some elementary school students about their behavior, but the students use the rear emergency door to leave.
The Virginia-based power and electric company selects Thomas Built Buses to supply 50 of its Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley buses for phase one of its electric school bus program.
The event, which was held Dec. 6 to 8, in Cypress, Texas, featured 24 competitors from 16 different states.
The school bus manufacturer delivers more than a dozen propane-powered buses to Newport News (Va.) Public Schools and North Penn School District in Lansdale, Pa.
The state's third round of Volkswagen settlement funding will be used to reimburse public school districts for the purchase of new electric school buses, charging infrastructure, and propane buses.
From Arizona to Texas to New York, school bus drivers and students alike receive a warm welcome as they embark on a new school year.
Districts in New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Virginia are rolling out the technology solutions supplier's “Here Comes the Bus” app.
Fairfax County Public Schools backs its 1,325 drivers with a discipline-tracking system for better follow-up and puts driver supervisors on the road to assist as needed. Additionally, fleet upkeep is boosted with county-employed technicians.
The power and energy company’s electric school bus program would add 50 buses to its Virginia service territory by the end of 2020, and then possibly 1,000 buses to the area by 2025.
A live action mock school bus accident, a safety competition, riveting sessions, and recognition ceremonies were just some of the events that took place at pupil transportation association conferences held across the U.S.
As Baby Boomers leave the workforce, other pupil transportation staff will have more opportunities to advance. Many school districts provide education, training, and mentorship — investments that pay off in employee retention and satisfaction.
The company has been operating in California and Colorado. This is its first foray into the East Coast market.