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Tribal Bus Routes to Improve Under Amendment

Last week, Congress approved an amendment to the House Interior Appropriations bill (H.R. 5538) that provides funding to improve school bus routes on tribal trust lands within the Bureau of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 July 2016 14:09

Alabama State Student Transportation Director Resigning

Alabama State Department of Education Student Transportation Director Kevin Snowden announced that he is resigning Aug. 1 to assume the same position at the Florida Department of Education.
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NSTA Announces Winners of School Bus Driver Competition

School bus drivers from around the United States and Canada assembled at the Thomas Built Buses Inc. grounds in High Point, North Carolina, for the 46th Annual School Bus Driver…
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Chowchilla Kidnappers on Life After Prison

Friday marked the 40th anniversary of the Chowchilla school bus kidnapping. While two of the three perpetrators, brothers Richard and James Schoenfeld, have been released on parole and have not…
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STN EXPO App Now Available for Download

The free STN EXPO app sponsored by Transfinder is back to keep conference attendees tuned into all the happenings in Reno, Nevada, July 23-27.
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 July 2016 16:07

$5.9M Available for Texas School Bus Retrofits

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is accepting applications until Nov. 1 for projects that seek to reduce diesel exhaust from school buses through emission retrofits.
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Veille Technologique

Certainly, the school bus industry has taken notice of recent innovations from Micro Bird, a joint venture between Girardin Minibus of Quebec and Blue Bird, allowing the brand to become…
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NASDPTS President Announces Resignation

Leon Langley announced that he is stepping down from his role as president of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services just three months shy of the…
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286 Miles of Tribal Road Gets a Facelift

PAGE, Ariz. – Most Navajo school bus routes in Arizona’s Coconino County are getting easier to navigate these days thanks to income from a county sales tax passed in 2014…
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FMCSA Opens Crash Proposal to Public Comment

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on the recently released Crash Preventability Demonstration Program.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 July 2016 13:50

School Bus Driver Competition Set for High Point

Thomas Built Buses is hosting the 46th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition presented by the National School Transportation Association at the school bus manufacturer's High Point, North Carolina,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 July 2016 08:49