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Third-Generation Corr Named President of NY Contractor

Sean Corr, the son of the former National School Transportation Association president and grandson of the founder of the family business, The Trans Group, is the new president of Educational…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:42

Detroit to Operate Largest Fleet of Propane Autogas Buses

Starting this school year, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) will run the largest fleet of propane autogas school buses in the state. The 35 alternative-fueled buses are part of the district’s…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 16:57

Companies Partner to Convert School Buses

Adomani, a provider of zero emissions vehicle solutions, announced an agreement with A-Z Bus Sales, a dealer-distributor serving California and Hawaii, to partner in the conversion and maintenance of hybrid…
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All in the Family

You probably won’t see any school buses on the highways of New York that bear the Trans Group name. But that’s because the New York-based contractor company wants it that…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 13:48

Michigan Senator Introduces Illegal Passing Bill

Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. introduced a bill last month that seeks to amend the Michigan Vehicle code to increase penalties for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 13:58

Historic Flooding in South Carolina Shuts Down the State

In what officials are calling the worst flooding in a thousand years, large sections of South Carolina are still under water after Hurricane Joaquin swept through the state with devastating…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:28

Connectivity

Through the Cloud, tablets and various apps have revolutionized communication in every industry, including student transportation, these technologies have truly upped the ante for safely transporting the most vulnerable students,…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

Pennsylvania Bus Contractor Website Targets Parents

The Pennsylvania School Bus Association launched a redesigned website that it said reflects the group's brand new look and mission, which includes outreach to the general public and, specifically, parents…
  • Last modified on Monday, 05 October 2015 16:14

Continental to Supply IC Bus with Low Rolling Resistance Tires

The new year will see all IC Bus models equipped with low-rolling resistance tires from Continental Tire as standard equipment. The tires comply with the new EPA greenhouse gas emissions…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 October 2015 07:53

Extended Stop Arm Pilot Program Shows Fewer Violations

The counties of Cabell, Greenbrier and Kanawha in West Virginia recently completed a pilot program involving extended school bus stop arms in order to determine whether these showed a decrease…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 12:00

Kern County Opens CNG Station to Benefit Public

To further combat the long standing problem of poor air quality in the area, the Kern County Superintendent of Schools (KCSOS) upgraded its CNG station by doubling its size, as…
  • Last modified on Friday, 02 October 2015 10:41

Propane Council Donates $30K for Classroom Supplies

The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) has started a campaign to bring awareness to the benefits of propane transportation. PERC is partnering with former First Daughter Jenna Bush Hager…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 08:59