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School Buses, Students Brave Harsh Winter Weather

Despite Winter Storm Bruce forcing cancelation of flights across the Midwest, and threatening to extend the Thanksgiving holiday by at least a day, school buses largely continued motoring, as they transported students to and from school. But the harsh, wintry weather will only increase.

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Build a Best-Practice Alternative Transportation RFP

School districts face many challenges in supporting special needs transportation and it’s critical to contract with the right partner. To this end, the Request for Proposals (RFP) you issue for alternative transportation is crucial to your success. A purpose-built RFP functions as an effective tool to support a thorough due diligence process.

Sass Joins Hendrickson as VP of Marketing

ITASCA, Ill. — Jeff Sass has joined Hendrickson in a new key role as vice president of marketing. “In this new role, Jeff will be leading Hendrickson’s marketing initiatives and responsible for creating and implementing business strategies for both product roadmaps and brands. He will drive Hendrickson’s marketing strategies, identifying new markets, and creating integrated business development strategies. Jeff will also oversee marketing and communications and lead our voice of the customer efforts, increasing our customer focused goals,” stated Gary Gerstenslager, president and chief executive officer of Hendrickson.

Walk and Bike to School Day Held Nationwide

Over 5,100 schools and hundred of thousands of students, parents and school officials participated yesterday in National Walk & Bike to School Day, an example of programs that are mostly run separately from school bus transportation.

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