Hudson Bus Lines teams up with the Travis Mills Foundation on a “Plane Pull” event to raise the funds for a retreat for veterans and their families.
Jan Jordan of Maine receives an outpouring of support from other daycare owners and community members after advocating for a flashing sign to improve school bus stop safety for the students she serves.
While many students used to return to class right after Labor Day, some now embark on a new school year as early as late July. That means getting preparation plans solidified even earlier to take the stress out of that school-start kickoff.
Adam Mayo, transportation director for Maine School Administrative District No. 75, discusses driver shortage, getting involved in the legislation process, and heading up the Maine Association for Pupil Transportation.
Gov. Janet Mills signed LD 166, which allows the use of stop-arm and exterior cameras to catch motorists who run stop arms. It also maintains a $250 minimum fine for a first-time stop-arm violation.
LD 1641 would allow public school bus drivers to collect unemployment benefits during the summer. It also would award training grants to school districts.
Jayce Holt, 6, is riding his bicycle along the road toward an intersection, likely doesn’t realize the bus is turning, and brakes too late. He falls into the intersection and gets hit by the bus.
Legislators have been considering multiple school bus safety bills over the last couple months, and are calling for revisions to those that address stop-arm violations with different tactics.
Michelle and Chad Morneault of Maine donate funds for the Madawaska School Department to install camera equipment on two of the district's school buses.
From maintenance reports to routing to student records, Maine School Administrative District No. 75’s transportation department has digitally migrated its work into Tyler Technologies’ Traversa.
A Maine high school marching band and a convoy of school buses wish Jamie Creamer a speedy recovery during his chemotherapy treatment.
State departments of labor and education team up to offer free training to veterans who are interested in becoming a school bus driver.
Don Sanders of Maine brought children’s books on his bus to get children to read more, and the effort grew into the Bus Book Bags program, with school district and library partnerships. He was recognized by a children’s nonprofit for the program.