Past Issues

November 2015

November15 Digi Cover 310pxPhoto: Erwin HarrisonIndustry veteran of 20-plus years Charmane White is well-respected at Albemarle County Public Schools near Charlottesville, Virginia for walking the walk when it comes to overseeing driver and safety training. Developing and managing a new bus bid specification that is saving the district at least $250,000 a year doesn't hurt either. 

October 2015

TOC coverPHOTO COURTESY: The Trans GroupThe leaders of family-run school bus contractor The Trans Group. From far right to left: John Corr, president, Tim Flood, executive vice president, James Gocke and Sean Corr, president of Educational Bus Transportation.

September 2015

15STN Sept Cover 310px 420pxPHOTO COURTESY: Tyler TechnologiesClifton Pierluissi of Cook-Illinois Corporation relies on the cloud from Tyler Technologies Traversa software suite to help manage the company’s fleet throughout Chicago.


August 2015

Aug15 Cover DigiPhoto: Thomas Built BusesCaley Edgerly took the reins as president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses at a very exciting time, as vehicle connectivity is being taken to an entirely new level.

July 2015

15July Digi cover 310px 420pxPhoto: Erwin HarrisonLos Angeles Unified leads the way in alternative fuels, and other nearby school districts are following suit. From left: Charles Russell and Mark Plumb, Torrance USD; Jason Songer, Moreno Valley USD; Donald Wilkes, LAUSD; Debbie Lajoie, Pupil Transportation Cooperative; Pete Meslin, Newport-Mesa USD; Carlos Chicas, Capistrano USD; and Jason Osborn, Temecula Valley USD. Plus, get all the details on this month's STN EXPO and the Green Bus Summit!

June 2015

001 STN June15 WEBPhoto Courtesy: Paul BoydSchool bus driver Janice Johnson and Cook-Illinois VP Tom O’Sullivan know full well why quality at school bus contractor Kickert School Bus Lines has translated into 100 years of being in business. Johnson is the longest-tenured employee at 45 years and O’Sullivan got his start in the industry at Kickert more than three decades ago. Learn more about the company in our cover story.

May 2015

15STN May Cover WEBPhoto: Mike HenyRead in this month’s feature on illegal passing about how Park County School District #1 in Wyoming saw its decision to re-route for right-hand bus stops saved a little girl’s life last fall. From left: The student’s afternoon bus driver, Ken George; her morning driver, Bill Greathouse; Transportation Administrative Assistant Christy Schwartz; and Transportation Supervisor Stephen Janes.

April 2015

April Cover 310pxPHOTO COURTESY: James OwensJoseph Neary is the chief operating officer for First Line Schools, a charter in New Orleans that opened following Hurricane Katrina to address poor student achievement and the need for school choice. Plenty of transportation challenges arose as a result, but a partnership with contractor Apple Bus is providing the solutions.

March 2015

STN MAR15 Cover Digi FilePHOTO COURTESY: Q’STRAINT/SURE-LOKChild securement in school bus seats, including wheelchairs, is requires ongoing training for student transporters so they can remain on top of the latest technology and best practices.



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