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STN EXPO: Security Expert to Tackle School Bus Violence

Jesus M. Villahermosa, J., founder of Crisis Reality Training and a 30-year career law enforcement officer, says the biggest security facing student transporters is how to train their school bus…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:11

Senate Bill to Spur R&D for Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

Further incentives to develop clean vehicle technology could soon be on the horizon with the reintroduction of the Vehicle Innovation Act in the U.S. Senate.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 14:32

Propane School Buses Surpass 12,500 Units Nationwide

The Propane Education & Research Council unveiled a new online interactive map that displays the number of active school buses in each state that are powered by propane autogas fuel.
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Bellwether Report Looks at Changing Landscape of School Busing

While recognizing the unparalleled safety record of yellow school buses, Bellwether Education Partners sponsored a panel discussion this month in the nation’s capital to discuss if evolution of the school…
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Transfinder Names Georgia Transporter Ambassador of 2017

School bus routing and management software firm Transfinder named Kecia Ling the company's Ambassador of the year for leading Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools efforts to implement new transportation software and…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 May 2017 08:55

Watch: PBS News Hour Tackles School Bus Seat Belts

PBS News Hour aired a segment as part of its weekly feature "Making the Grade" that provided insights into why some school districts are choosing to equip the school buses…
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Largest U.S. Electric School Bus Pilot Comes to California

Three school districts in the Sacramento capital region receive a total of 29 zero-emissions electric school buses for a pilot program funded by a $7.5 million grant and additional state…
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'Continental' Shift Underway for Zonar Systems

Zonar CEO & President Ian McKerlich explains economies of scale, expanded reach resulting from last year’s acquisition by Continental AG.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 07:55

Georgia School District Wins Tyler Public Sector Award

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Newton County School System in Georgia was named winner of the 2017 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award at the Tyler Technologies Connect user conference for the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 11 May 2017 15:30

Cummins 'Stay Warm' DPF Feature Standard on Thomas Buses

Thomas Built Buses announced it now offers standard on all new diesel-powered school buses with standard exhaust configurations and particulate filter temperature stabilization solution from Cummins that resolves active regeneration…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:13

Montana School District Trail Blazes on Seat Belt Adoption

Helena Public Schools in Montana are pushing for the statewide adoption of lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses after fully transitioning to the occupant restraints with help from contractor First…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 07:46