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Readers Weigh In on Effect of Lower Fuel Prices

Despite fuel prices taking a dip in December and remaining down through the first full week of January, few expect this to be the new normal. But as of yet,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 10:42

N.D. School Bus-Train Collision Kills Driver, Student

The first day of school after the holidays was a sad one for Larimore Public Schools #44 in the northeast part of North Dakota as a school bus driver and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 16:28

Stertil-Koni to Expand Manufacturing Facility

Stertil-Koni announced today that it has purchased 4.5 acres of land in order to enlarge its production plant, Stertil ALM, located in Streator, Illinois.
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

Under Threat

There is no doubt that school violence is a hot-button topic. The Columbine and Sandy Hook shootings serve as exclamation points in a tragic narrative on contemporary society that could…
  • Last modified on Friday, 02 January 2015 15:09

Slow But Steady

As nationwide unemployment figures dropped to the lowest point in the past six years and fuel prices the lowest in the past four, yellow school bus manufacturing kept chugging along…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 14:54

STN’s Most Viewed Articles of 2014

School Transportation News reviews the 2014 online articles that received the most traffic over the past 12 months.
  • Last modified on Monday, 05 January 2015 16:44

Nashville District Turns to Tracking Software

Sometimes less can be more — more efficient, that is. For Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS), consolidating four vendors into one has already created greater efficiencies for its student transportation…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:49

Azuga, Verizon Unveil New GPS Partnership

Azuga Fleet, a cloud-based provider of GPS tracking and driver behavior solutions, announced that it has partnered with Verizon Wireless.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 December 2014 09:54

Kansas Industry Veteran Steps Down

Debbie Romine, who has been an integral part of the School Bus Safety Unit at the Kansas Department of Education for 26 years, officially retired Dec. 19. However, she tells…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:43

Contractors Association Donates to Local Charities

The New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA) recently presented the United Way of Long Island and the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund with donations fundraised during its annual convention…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:46

School Bus Production Up 5 Percent

Data compiled from all seven school bus manufacturers as well as Type A chassis makers Ford and GM show that the industry continues a growth trend after bottoming out four…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:47

Scheuler Named President of Collins Bus

Allied Specialty Vehicles ended months of speculation by naming Matt Scheuler as president of Collins Bus Corporation, the company said on Monday.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:53

Student Transporters Gather Coats for Kids

Playing Santa, school bus contractor First Student teamed up with Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) to hold a coat drive to benefit district students in need. Just before the holidays nearly…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 December 2014 14:50