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STN EXPO Roundtable to Discuss 'Autonomous' School Bus

The National Transportation Safety Board's Thomas Barth, Ph.D., headlines a general session panel discussion next month at the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada that shares what an autonomous vehicle pathway…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 June 2017 15:02

STA Employees Honored for Response to Bomb Threat

Student Transportation, Inc. honored dozens of employees  for their successful efforts in evacuating high school students after a bomb threat was made for Mesa County Valley School District in Colorado.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 June 2017 12:34

Top 100: National Express Celebrates Anniversary, Mag List

National Express LLC made LATINO Magazine’s spring list of 100 companies that provide civic and educational opportunities to the Latino community, the third consecutive year the company has been honored.
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Collins Bus Turns Golden Yellow on 50th Anniversary

Collins Bus turned 50 years old this year, the latest milestone for the first manufacturer of small school buses. From those humble beginnings, when the late Don Collins, “the father…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 15:27

STN EXPO: School Bus Fire Investigations Key to Prevention

While no two incidents are the same, understanding the causes of each individual school bus fire holds the key to future prevention, as STN EXPO attendees will learn this summer.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 June 2017 15:28

New Texas School Bus Seat Belt Law Awaits Signature

A bill to amend current Texas law requiring lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses sits on Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. If signed, it will go into effect this Sept. 1.
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Clean, Green Yellow (School Bus) Machine

In Sacramento, California, the Twin Rivers, Elk Grove and Sacramento City Unified School Districts are receiving 29 total electric school buses along with associated charging infrastructure, which demonstrates a zero-emissions…
  • Last modified on Friday, 28 July 2017 09:31

North Kansas City Schools Wins Award for CNG School Buses

One of the nation's largest conversions of school buses to CNG resulted in a Transportation & Mobility Award for North Kansas City School Disrict at the recent Advanced Clean Technology…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:11

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.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:32

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…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:12