Indianapolis Rolls Out Propane School Buses with Seat Belts

In an effort to further safeguard the child under their charge, Indianapolis Public Schools unveiled the purchase of 100 propane school buses outfitted with lap-shoulder seat belts.
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NAPT Members Vie for Board of Director Spots this Fall

The National Association for Pupil Transportation released the current candidates for two of three vacant positions on the board of directors, in advance of the election that will take place…
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Illegal School Bus Passes Exceed 13M Per Year, Survey Says

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation released findings from its 6th annual National Stop Arm Violation Count that show an estimated 13 million motorists nationwide may illegally…
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Southeastern States Conference Focuses on Safety and Technology

The 66th annual Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference in Charleston, West Virginia, featured more than two-dozen breakout workshops, three general sessions and a five-hour trade show with a focus on…
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Former President Returns to Lead Ohio School Bus Association

Ohio's professional school bus membership organization announced earlier this month that Mike Miller of Sycamore Community Schools in Cincinnati would return as president, a position he previously held in 2009 and…
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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…
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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.
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$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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