$7M Available from EPA for School Bus Replacements, Retrofits

School districts, municipalities, tribal governments and private transportation contractors can apply through Nov. 1 for rebate funds to pay for replacing older diesel school buses or installing eligible emissions control…
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Illinois District Avoids School Bus Driver Shortage

While a number of transportation departments nationwide are enmeshed in deficit of school bus drivers, one school district has managed to dodge the current shortage. 
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eLion, an Electric Bus for the Next Generation

Looking to be a role model for society, the eLion electric school bus from Lion Bus is quickly making headway in changing how school districts and the public view this…
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Calif. Governor Enacts School Bus Child-Reminder Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1072, also known as the Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law, to require school buses in the state to be equipped with child check…
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Merck Manuals Focuses on Child Bullying

Pharmaceutical company Merck is featuring medical information on the bullying epidemic through mid-October with online tools that explain the health risks to children and help identify the behavior to take…
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Lawrence Scholarship Winners Announced for NAPT Summit

Peter Lawrence, transportation director at the Fairport Central School District near Rochester, New York, announced the recipients of scholarship to cover registration fees for the upcoming National Association for Pupil…
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360 Degree: Video Technology Addresses School Bus Blind Spots

School districts are showing a growing interest in a developing trend in video technology they believe could have a tremendous impact on student safety around the school bus by making…
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Transfinder Offers 'Buyout' of Existing School Bus Routing Contracts

Transfinder President and CEO Antonio Civitella said his company will buy out any school district's contract with a competing routing software provider to prove Transfinder's solutions can improve value, safety…
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AngelTrax Unveils New RFID Camera to Manage Driver Behavior

AngelTrax announced a new windshield-mounted mobile DVR and camera combination that records views of oncoming traffic and in-cab activity to protect drivers from false claims and to mitigate unwanted driver…
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Feds Hope Program Revision Signals a Head Start for the New Century

The federal government released its much-anticipated Head Start program revisions, the first comprehensive update of the standards since the specifications were originally published in 1975. Transportation is mentioned about 80…
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Student Transportation Inc. Beats FY, Q4 Earnings Estimates

School bus contractor Student Transportation Inc. reported that lower fuel prices and continued low interest rates helped its stock exceed fourth-quarter forecasts by $0.02, with fiscal-year 2016 earnings up more…
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