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Blue Bird Reports Fiscal-Year Sales Revenue Nearing $1B

School bus manufacturer Blue Bird posted $990.6 million in net sales revenue for their fourth quarter and fiscal year highlights, which company top brass said positions the company for profit…
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Daimler Trucks North America to Print 3D Plastic Parts

The parent company of Thomas Built Buses announced that it is making its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technology with the aim of keeping costs down…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

Safe Fleet Acquires MobileView, Expands Transit Market Share

Safe Fleet, owner of several transportation safety brands including Seon, Specialty Manufacturing and Transpec, added to its fleet surveillance video expertise with the acquisition of MobileView.
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Blue Bird Names Dana, Inc. Supplier of the Year

Dana, Inc., a provider of “highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles,” has been in business since 1904 and has worked for over 25 years…
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NHTSA Shares Updates on School Bus Safety Initiatives

Highway Safety Specialist Jeremy Gunderson informed attendees at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Conference earlier this month on safety initiatives currently being worked on by the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 09:45

PTSI Kicks Off Five-Year Growth Plan With New Hire

The Pupil Transportation Safety Institute, a New York-based developer of consulting services and training courses for student transportation staff, kicked off a strategic five-year growth plan that is projected to double…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:02

Transportation Remains a Barrier to Choice, Charter School Access

The latest research on school choice and charters indicates that two-thirds of 18 urban cities recently studied nationwide still lack free public transportation to and from school for students, especially…
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Student Transportation Company Enters Ride Share Market

Even as a growing number of student transporters view local ride share services as competition, one of the largest school bus contractors is taking the approach that if you can’t…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:54

Industry Officials Learn Parent Perspectives on School Buses, Drivers

During the annual National Association of State Directors for Pupil Transportation Services Conference earlier this month, Laura Duguid, qualitative research assistant for Doyle Research Associates, Inc., shared the results of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 December 2017 16:30