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$7M Available from EPA for School Bus Replacements, Retrofits

School districts, municipalities, tribal governments and private transportation contractors can apply through Nov. 1 for rebate funds to pay for replacing older diesel school buses or installing eligible emissions control…
  • Last modified on Monday, 03 October 2016 11:37

Illinois District Avoids School Bus Driver Shortage

While a number of transportation departments nationwide are enmeshed in deficit of school bus drivers, one school district has managed to dodge the current shortage. 
  • Last modified on Friday, 30 September 2016 10:51

eLion, an Electric Bus for the Next Generation

Looking to be a role model for society, the eLion electric school bus from Lion Bus is quickly making headway in changing how school districts and the public view this…
  • Last modified on Friday, 30 September 2016 11:56

Calif. Governor Enacts School Bus Child-Reminder Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1072, also known as the Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law, to require school buses in the state to be equipped with child check…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 January 2017 10:26

Merck Manuals Focuses on Child Bullying

Pharmaceutical company Merck is featuring medical information on the bullying epidemic through mid-October with online tools that explain the health risks to children and help identify the behavior to take…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 14:17

Lawrence Scholarship Winners Announced for NAPT Summit

Peter Lawrence, transportation director at the Fairport Central School District near Rochester, New York, announced the recipients of scholarship to cover registration fees for the upcoming National Association for Pupil…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 September 2016 11:24