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Renewable Diesel Grows in Popularity for School Buses

Transportation directors at Vista Unified School District in Southern California and Eugene School District 4J in southwest Oregon share why they made the decision to switch to renewable diesel for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:09

NTSB Names Landsberg as Next Vice Chair

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has appointed Bruce Landsberg as vice chairman, effective Jan. 1.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:13

STN EXPO Shares Real-World School Bus Seat Belt Experiences

A breakout session at the 2018 STN EXPO facilitated a conversation on lap/shoulder school bus seat belts, while three student transporters shared their real-life challenges and benefits that are associated with the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:16

Shutrump Humbled By Special Needs Award at STN EXPO

Three weeks after receiving the Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence at the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada, for her service to students with disabilities, Sue Shutrump still can’t…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:20

School Bus Engines Studied in Webinar

A School Transportation News webinar on school bus engines provided a broad review of Cummins, Inc. engines for the school bus market, covering all of the basic considerations for engine choice.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 01 August 2018 09:37

School Bus Wheelchair Securement Webinar Addresses FAQs

A free webinar by School Transportation News and bus wheelchair securement manufacturer Q’Straint/Sure-Lok provided answers to commonly-asked questions about safely transporting students in wheelchairs on school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:21

Collins Bus Wins $26M Paratransit Contract in NYC

The New York City Transit is purchasing 400 paratransit buses from Collins Bus, after the subsidiary of REV Group won a contract for its largest commercial order in company history.
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 July 2018 09:55

N.J. Senate Transportation Committee OK’s 12 School Bus Bills

The New Jersey Senate Transportation Committee approved 12 important school bus safety bills on July 26. The prospects for eventual passage continue to look positive. The bills propose to improve bus…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 July 2018 12:08

Legal Woes Worsen for Convicted School Bus Driver Walker

The legal grief for convicted school bus driver Johnthony Walker of Chattanooga, just gets worse and worse, as his statutory rape case proceeds. Now he gets to face a grand jury.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 July 2018 16:16

NJ Multiple School Bus Crash Latest to Draw Public Ire

A chain-reaction crash in Medford Township that involved five school buses in a caravan returning from a summer camp in southern New Jersey, could have been far worse. No serious injuries were…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:37