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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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Friday Highlights

Time to Enlist the Wisdom of Sherlock Holmes. Bus No. 6 has a tip for getting riders to stop eating on the bus and writing on the backs of seats:…
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Mark Your Calendar: CNG Best Practices Workshop

AFVi and NGVi have announced a best practices workshop online. The 90-minute session will examine proper maintenance of CNG infrastructure. Leo Thomason, Executive Director of NGVi and Director of Training…
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Monday Morning Roundup

In North Carolina, a student's death prompted legislators to introduce a bill allowing stop arm cameras. In Indiana, a school bus driver has been charged with felony neglect for not…
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Plugging Into Hybrid Futures

In 2009, everyone is talking plug-in hybrids, but do we have the infrastructure ready?
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A Lot of Attention for One School Bus Driver

School bus driver and mother of two Minta Garcia is getting a lot of attention in the blogosphere after a CNN story about her request to President Obama to stop…
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Highlights of the Week

Bus No. 6 provides some lighthearted blogging at the end of a long week. This week, Mr. Bus Driver, the "cranky old codger who’s been driving a school bus since…
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Fire On the Bus Demonstration

Last month over on Daily Routes, we posted a story on school bus fire extrication procedures from a fire fighter's perspective.
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