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Sticker Shock

School districts are known for making purchasing decisions based on the lowest bid. Sometimes this philosophy comes back to haunt them. That’s why in August 2012, when Elk Island Catholic…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 October 2014 16:04

Cooler Heads

It did not grab national headlines when a preschooler arrived home from school so lethargic and dehydrated he had to be carried from his bus to his doorstep, but it gripped his mother’s…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 October 2014 16:28

Showing Restraint

A common theme runs through conversations about special needs transportation for Head Start through high school: Build on good community relationships that lead to successful mobility. The earlier the preparation, the…
  • Last modified on Saturday, 18 October 2014 15:00

What You Really Want

There’s an old saying in the advertising business: When someone goes into a hardware store to buy a shovel, they don’t really want a shovel. What they really want is…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 October 2014 17:52

Leading the Herd

In the Chinese Calendar, 2015 is the Year of the Sheep, yet engine and vehicle upgrades coming to the industry give customers no reason to be sheepish. And manufacturers are hoping customers will…
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The Trans Group Honored With NSTA's 'Go Yellow, Go Green' Award

The National School Transportation Association presented its “Go Yellow, Go Green” award to The Trans Group for  achievements in emission reductions and environmental sustainability during the association’s 50th Anniversary Annual…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:57

SWAT Demonstration at STN EXPO a Success

At the STN EXPO on Sunday, attendees had the opportunity to watch a live demonstration with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and SWAT deputies showing effective responses to high-risk situations…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 13:00

Course at STN EXPO Reminds School Bus Drivers to Stay Vigilant

The pre-conference part of STN EXPO kicked off Saturday with two courses, including Bus Driver Prevention and Detection of Violence, presented by Casey Utterback of Gray Ram Tactical, LLC.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:11

NAPT Debuts New Mobile-Friendly Website With More Content

Just in time to celebrate its 40th anniversary, the National Association for Pupil Transportation has launched a redesigned, “mobile-enabled” website with a fresh look and a wider range of content.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:12

NSTA Recognizes Industry Excellence at Awards Ceremony

The National School Transportation Association presented several awards on Tuesday, recognizing industry excellence at an awards dinner as part of their annual meeting held in South Carolina.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:14