Past Issues

May 2016

MAY16 STN Digi CoverPhoto Courtesy: Thomas Built BusesHundred-year birthdays are a big deal. So we catch up this month with Thomas Built Buses President and CEO Caley Edgerly to talk about the evolution of the school bus manufacturer over the past century and to discuss the direction toward tomorrow. 

April 2016

APR16 STN 310px 423pxPhoto Courtesy: SafeStopPamela Hopson of private school Campbell Hall in Los Angeles uses the SafeStop app to track the location and on-time arrival of five school buses, with the result being peace of mind for parents and school administrators.

March 2016

cover2Illustration Courtesy: Q'Straint/Sure-LokWith new wheelchair securement standards in effect to provide total securement for students, read about the challenges school therapists and transporters are having in obtaining proper equipment from wheelchair manufacturers. The topic will be a major point of discussion at this month's TSD Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. 

February 2016

16STN February Digi CoverPhoto Courtesy: IC BusToday's school buses come equipped with diagnostic power to assist technicians with getting in front of maintenance issues sooner rather than later, leading to increased efficiency, reduced costs and more peace of mind.

January 2016

16 Jan Digi CoverHolding firm to the belief that there are at least two sides to every story, we felt a double-exposure image on the cover begins to tell the tale of the current national concern regarding school bus security and concerns about how drivers can and should respond to on-board incidents. Plus, it's a great way to usher in our redesign for 2016.

2016 Buyer's Guide

bg coverFind the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal agencies, manufacturers, dealers and suppliers. 

2015 Show Reporter

sr coverRecap all of the highlights from the 2015 NAPT/NASDPTS conferences last month in Richmond, Virginia.

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.

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