N.C. Approves School Bus Stop-Arm Enforcement Program

A new law authorizes county school boards independently or under contract with a vendor to install stop-arm cameras on school buses to capture incidents of illegal passing and use the…
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Report Discusses Transportation's Effect on Education Access

A February report by the Urban Institute Student Transportation Working Group examines the relationships between transportation availability and school attendance, as well as why certain schooling decisions are made by…
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Ohio Debuts School Bus Safety-Focused License Plate

The Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation (OAPT) recently launched an education program featuring a specialty license plate that reminds motorists to stop for a loading or unloading school bus’ flashing…
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How Predictive Analytics Can Help the School Bus Industry

RENO, Nev. - Attendees learned the meaning and practical use of predictive analytics to improve school bus efficiency and safety during a panel discussion at the STN EXPO this summer. 
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Calif. School District Faces Backlash Over Busing Cuts

Parents started a petition in response to a decision by the Menifee United School District located about 80 miles southeast of Los Angeles to cut school bus transportation in the…
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Mobile to Spike Telematics Market By 2022, Study Says

Research and Markets said a new study indicates the commercial vehicle telematics market is expected to increase to $18.4 billion in the next five years from the current figure of…
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NSTA Hall of Fame Induction Highlights Annual Awards

The National Association for School Transportation announced that Kyle Martin, owner of school transportation consulting firm TransPar Group and a former president of Mayflower Contract Services, is the latest member…
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New York's Robinson Wins Grandolfo Award at STN EXPO

Alexandra Robinson, executive director of the Office of Pupil Transportation at the New York City Department of Education, took home the 11th Annual Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence…
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STN EXPO Panel Discusses Optimization of School Bus Routes

RENO, Nevada – Several viewpoints were shared during the "Advances in School Bus Route Optimization" breakout session held last week during the 24th STN EXPO to help attendees seek the…
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