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About Us

School Transportation News is a monthly news and feature magazine serving the field of pupil transportation. It was first published in September of 1991 by founder Bill Paul, who held the title of editor and publisher of the magazine until 2007. Paul reported on the pupil transportation industry for nearly three decades, previously serving as the editor publisher of School Bus Fleet and Metro magazines. He is also the founder of the NASDPTS Suppliers Council and is a member of the NAPT Hall of Fame.

STN Media Group was formed in 2008 to offer a variety of services under three broad categories:

Print & Digital Magazines

School Transportation News (STN), a monthly business-to-business news magazine. The magazine reaches more than 26,000 monthly readers qualified by BPA Worldwide and an additional 95,000 people based on a survey of pass-along readership provided by an outside consultant. STN also publishes a digital edition of the magazine each month in the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores and related apps as well as the the largest, most comprehensive Web site in pupil transportation, containing more than 5,000 pages of vital industry information. The website features online banner, Webcast and video advertising opportunities and more. STN eNews is the magazine's free, weekly, electronic newsletter sent to a subscription list of more than 16,000 recipients.

Conferences & Trade Shows

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The STN EXPO Conference & Trade Show, an annual conference held in late July that brings together 1,200 pupil public and private transportation professionals from across the United States and worldwide to discuss the latest best practices across the educational tracks of Business Management, Maintenance & Technology, Head Start & Special Needs transportation, and Safety & Security.

gbs 250pxIn 2015, the STN EXPO offered a new experience: The Green Bus Summit. This symposium will provide insights and trends from fleet operators and state and federal officials to assist all bus operators — not just of school buses — to make purchasing and implementation decisions on alternative fuels and clean energy solutions.

tds summitThe STN EXPO launched the Transportation Director Summit for 2017. This exclusive, graduate-level experience consists of an evening ice-breaker and self-evaluation exercise followed the next day by a seminar on leadership, culture and emerging technolgy, and their effects on business practices of today and tomorrow. The Summit is intended for student transportation decision-makers with director or senior administrator titles. Participants must apply and be accepted.


tsd 350pxThe annual Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers National Conference & Exhibition (TSD Conference), which offers hands-on child securement, evacuation and workshop training to educators and transporters who work with students with special needs, preschoolers and Head Start children. This national conference also offers a trade show experience unique to this segment of the industry and is produced in conjunction with the TSD Roadeo, presented by STN Media Group and the industry group Women in Transportation (wit.).

Creative Marketing Services

Web, print and multimedia marketing programs as well as industry research projects for clients. Contact Publisher and President This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on packages and prices.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
School Transportation News
P.O. Box 789
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 310/792-2226
Fax: 310-792-2231

Physical Address:
STN Media Group
5334 Torrance Blvd., 3rd Floor
Torrance, CA 90503-4012

Office Hours:
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time,
Monday - Friday

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Editor in Chief

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Associate Editor, DIgital

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Assistant Editor

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Circulation Coordinator

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Senior Designer

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Events Manager

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Events Coordinator

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Marketing Coordinator

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Accounting & Human Resources

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