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What Bears Can Teach the School Bus Industry

RENO, Nev. — Savvy is the key to success in both your personal life and workplace, explained STN EXPO keynote speaker Billi Lee as she shared her “Bear Story” that has…
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STN EXPO Security Session: The Enemy Within?

RENO, Nev. — A panel of national school security experts conclude that school buses are more likely to experience violence from students or people related to students than from outsiders. 
  • Last modified on Monday, 16 July 2018 06:17

STN EXPO Secrets to Unlock Personal, Professional Success

RENO, Nev. — Dave Jaworski, a top Microsoft executive and the opening keynote speaker for the 25th annual STN EXPO delivered a powerful presentation for a packed audience Sunday.
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So, You Want to be a Transportation Supervisor?

RENO, Nev. — STN EXPO attendees with that goal in mind came to learn from a panel of three directors of student transportation with decades of experience in the field. 
  • Last modified on Saturday, 14 July 2018 22:58

Student Transportation Directors Inspired at STN EXPO

RENO, Nev. — The Transportation Director Summit held during the STN EXPO shared tips for supervisors in the school bus industry to improve themselves and their teams. 
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Short Drivers, Kansas District Cuts School Bus Service

After repeated attempts at recruitment, Baldwin City School District in Eastern Kansas announced that it will not be offering school bus transportation for students who lived less than 2.5 miles…
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‘Miranda’s Law’ to Combat Unsafe School Bus Drivers

A bill to be introduced in the U.S. Congress by Reps. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., John Faso, R-N.Y., aims to make it harder for individuals with motor vehicle violations to drive…
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NY Deploys First Type-C, Vehicle-to-Grid School Buses

School bus contractor National Express, LLC is partnering with the White Plains School District, the local power utility and New York state’s energy agency, on a demonstration project that seeks…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:09

District Highlights Public CNG Station, Electric Buses

Public motorists east of Los Angeles can now fuel their CNG vehicles at a new Rialto Unified School District school bus facilit. They are also experiencing even better air quality,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:04

Indiana Student Transporter Childress Honored for Excellence

The Student Transportation Association of Indiana (STAI) last month bestowed its 40th annual Richard Pea Award to Susie Childress, director of transportation for Northwestern Consolidated School District of Shelby County,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:36

Free Tool Helps with VW Settlement Fund Applications

Grant experts at consulting company Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) have introduced a free online tool to assist school districts and school bus contractors that are looking to apply for…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:00

Cummins Acquires EDI, Increases Electrification Capabilities

It’s business as usual for a partnership to develop all-electric school buses for Blue Bird amid a bid by Cummins, Inc. to acquire Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) of Silicon Valley.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 July 2018 09:53

Webinar: Propane Predicted to Lead School Bus Industry

Todd Mouw, president of drivetrain provider ROUSH CleanTech, predicts propane will become the “lead horse” for school bus fueling over the next 10 years, with electric drivetrains to increase in…
  • Last modified on Monday, 02 July 2018 13:39