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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…
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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

Tyler Named Sales, Marketing VP for ASV

Kent Tyler, the former president of Collins Bus Corporation, is now vice president over all sales and marketing efforts at Allied Services Vehicles, the company announced. Tyler had been serving…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:36

Des Moines, Iowa Chosen to Host Next NCST

The industry is setting up fort in Iowa's capital city weeks after NASDPTS called for proposals to find a new home for the National Congress on School Transportation, which celebrates…
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Tom Gill Named New President of Seon

Safe Fleet, parent company of video surveillance equipment provider Seon, announced today that Tom Gill will be Seon’s new president, effective Dec. 31.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:41

Two Teenagers Struck at Bus Stops, One Fatally

While the outcomes of two separate pedestrian accidents at school bus stops this week were different, the circumstances and setting bore certain similarities. Both teens were hit by motorists who…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 December 2014 14:56

Safe Routes Webinar Links Transportation, Absenteeism

A webinar hosted yesterday by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership explored some of the connections between transportation and chronic absenteeism.
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 13:38

Indiana Districts Facing Busing Cuts

Despite a new law in Indiana known as the “Tax Cap Fix,” school leaders report their districts are still struggling financially and are once again eyeing transportation cuts. Many leaders…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:34