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Police, Districts, Contractors Observe School Bus Safety Week

Students and the public nationwide received reminders in October on school bus safety from school bus industry product and service suppliers, law enforcement and school districts.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 November 2018 16:02

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Safety Grants

Michigan awarded $25 million in state grants to fund various school safety initiatives, none of which specifically mention student transportation. But recent developments suggest the industry could still benefit, especially since…
  • Last modified on Friday, 02 November 2018 09:50

Ala. School District Provides Submerged School Bus Training

A school bus without its tires, fuel, oil and other hazardous liquids, was submerged into the Gulf Shores at Saunder’s Yachtworks in Alabama, to give first responders unique, hands-on, real-world…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 October 2018 11:37

STN Names Portee 2018 Transportation Director of the Year

School Transportation News presented its Transportation Director of the Year award to Nicole Portee, executive director of transportation for Denver Public Schools, on Monday morning during the National Association of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 29 November 2018 13:47

Studies Indicate Added Benefits of School Bus Seat Belts

KANSAS CITY — Attendees at the National State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference heard and discussed studies examining the positive impact that seat belts have on student behavior,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 29 November 2018 13:49

Cummins Mentors Honored at Female Engineers Conference

The Society for Women Engineers (SWE) Annual conference recognized three Cummins, Inc. employees for their contributions to women engineers and STEM advancements.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 25 October 2018 09:48

Navistar, Technical Schools Address Garage Shortage

Amid a growing school bus and truck driver shortage nationwide, transportation garages are also suffering from a lack of skilled workers. Navistar announced a new partnership that addresses the skilled…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:12

NHTSA Orders Autonomous School Shuttle to Stop Operating

An autonomous shuttle serving schoolchildren in Babcock Ranch, Florida for the past month must cease service, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has informed vehicle manufacturer Transdev.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 November 2018 09:05

States Consider School Buses in Plans for Volkswagen Funds

School Transportation News has reviewed information from all 50 U.S. states to determine how much each one planned to spend on school bus replacements with its share of Volkswagen Mitigation Trust…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 November 2018 11:57

Controversial Study on N.Y. School Bus Delays Released

Chronic complaints from angry parents about school bus delays in New York City is one issue that hasn’t gone away. Now, a New York City Council study with some solid…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 October 2018 13:51