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New NAPT Website Aimed at School Bus KPI's

The National Association for Pupil Transportation unveiled a new website in conjunction with the NAPT Summit in Kansas City that completes phase I of an initiative to help the student…
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Workshop Covers Homeless Student Transportation

During a session at the NAPT Annual Summit last week, Transportation Director Pete Meslin of the Newport-Mesa United School District in California presented potential options to help alleviate some challenges…
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Houston ISD Recognized for ‘Model’ Transportation

In recognition of recent innovative transportation initiatives, Houston Independent School District has been named a District of Distinction by District Administration magazine. The Transportation Department was lauded for programs meant…
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Loshbough Inducted Into NAPT Hall of Fame

Bill Loshbough became the latest inductee into the NAPT Hall of Fame during a closing general session at the NAPT Summit in Kansas City on Tuesday.
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FMCSA: Deadline Postponed for Electronic Medical Files

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's impending deadline of Jan. 30, 2015 for implementing a new electronic medical file for commercial drivers must be pushed back, according to Charles Horan,…
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Kansas City District Honored for Adding CNG

Lee's Summit R-7 School District in Kansas City received the Outstanding CNG Fleet & Station Program from natural gas advocate NGVAmerica for implementing 106 of the alt-fuel school buses into…
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Ohio Girl Fatally Struck by Bus After School

A student in Youngstown, Ohio died yesterday after falling under the rear wheels of a school bus exiting her high school parking lot. This morning the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office…
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Seon Names Winners of 2014 Anti-Bullying Coloring Contest

Seon announced the winners of this year’s anti-bullying “A Bully-Free Zone” coloring contest at the NAPT Conference & Trade Show, which concluded yesterday in St. Louis. Held during National Bullying…
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NTSB Chair Asks ‘To Belt or Not to Belt?’ at Conference

On Monday Christopher A. Hart, the acting chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), discussed "To Belt or Not to Belt: That is the Question" at the NAPT Summit…
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America’s Best Crowns Competition Winners

Alabama won bragging rights in Kansas City this weekend as the state's representatives took the top spots in the 11th annual America's Best Training & Skills Challenge. Presented by the…
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Report: Transportation Affects Chronic Absenteeism

A new report from Upstream Public Health in Portland, Oregon, looks at the link between student health and chronic absenteeism in Oregon and the impact of various factors, including transportation,…
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Survey: Parents Want GPS Monitoring of Buses

The results of a new survey by Fleetmatics Group PLC show that parents would like more visibility into their children’s safety aboard the school bus, as well as more accountability…
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Bus Driver Plans Rally to Welcome Back Students

On Monday, Marysville School District bus driver Josie Powers thanked the 700-plus community members who turned out to support high school students as they returned to the site of an…
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