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EPA Webinar on Stimulus Money for Diesel Emissions

You already attended STN's first Webinar on how to get money for diesel emissions reductions (or if you missed it, you at least downloaded the presentations at our archive), now…
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How to Get $ for DOC, DPFs, Heaters, etc ...

Missed the STN Webinar that discussed the grant applications necessary to get a piece of $300 million diesel emissions reduction funding? Catch up and download the presentations online.
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Dangerous Pet on the Bus ... or Not

A mom who blogs, shares the story of school bus driver who radioed the principal's office to say that a girl on board had a live hamster and that this…
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Video: New Effort Stops Bullies Keeps Kids in School

According to the CDC, 160,000 kids stay home from school because of bullying. A new program in Ely, Nev., is reducing the abuse and getting more kids on the bus…
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Train the Trainer with Dick Fischer

For those of you in the Midwest, our colleague Trans-Colsult Dick Fischer will be offering a 40-hour school bus driver "Train the Trainer" program. On June 8-12 in Seymour, Ind.,…
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California Utility Preps for Surge in Hybrid Electrics

More on our ongoing discussion of hybrid-electric infrastructure. Southern California Edison is spending $5 million to purchase hybrid-electric cars and research changes needed to make a seamless shift to powering…
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Monday Rundown

The Kalamazoo Gazette offers more thoughts on the assault of a school bus driver. Apparently, it will take some time before the district can coordinate a policy on staff and…
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Jobs in the Industry...

This week, IC Bus joins the rest of the major OEMs in announcing layoffs. The company has not said how many employees will be laid off, but has halved its…
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New Video: Installing STAR

As we ramp up for the this year's School Transportation News Conference EXPO and Trade Show, this week we add another new video from the 2007 EXPO. In this video,…
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New Blogger Behind the Wheel, Another Take on Kalamazoo

Okay, technically she's not new, but we just found her. Ravings of a Mad Bus Driver is the blog of a 30-year-old Michigan pupil transportation professional that tells everyday stories…
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On Sale: School Buses for $682 Each

Houston ISD is selling nearby Galveston ISD buses at bargain basement prices, Houston Press reports. Prices from the auctioned buses were so low, the blog wouldn't believe 'em until the…
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Take a Seat: M2K, Takata Buy SynTec Seating Solutions

The exclusive seat provider to Thomas Built Buses is now formally known as Syntec Seating Solutions LLC, following a joint acquisition by M2K Seating Solutions LLC and TK Holdings Inc.,…
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