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New Jersey Bill on Service Animals Heads to Governor’s Desk

Last week, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved a bill that would allow service animals on school buses. The bill, which was also unanimously passed by the State Assembly last…
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Thomas Built Buses Institute Returns to STN EXPO

Reno, Nevada will be one of two locations hosting the annual Thomas Built Buses Institute Service Training, the school bus manufacturer announced. Institute Training West will take place in conjunction…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:06

NHTSA Chief Educates Students at ‘Love the Bus’

A week after new NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said the federal government will re-examine the issue of seat belts on school buses, he was in Arlington, Virginia to speak with…
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Former State Director Takes on New Role

Alabama State Director Joe Lightsey retired from the Alabama State Department of Education at the beginning of the month, but he told STN that his 40-year career in student transportation…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:44

Four School Bus Dealers Win IC Bus Pursuit of Excellence

School bus manufacturer IC Bus announced the four regional winners of its annual Pursuit of Excellence dealership award that recognizes increased sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 February 2015 09:47

Safe Routes Conference to be Held in Ohio

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership, the National Center for Safe Routes to School and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) recently announced that the fifth annual Safe Routes…
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School District Shines Light on Bus Stop Safety

A light bulb went on in the head of school bus driver Chris Haugen last fall when he came across small, flashing strobe lights with a simple clip: Students could…
  • Last modified on Friday, 13 February 2015 13:57

New Alabama State Director Ready for Challenges

Kevin Snowden has only overseen Alabama's statewide student transportation operations for five days, but he's no stranger to how school districts are funded. The 14-year industry veteran knows full well…
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 February 2015 12:25

ASBC ‘Love the Bus’ to Feature New NHTSA Head

The American School Bus Council received confirmation this afternoon that new NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind will keynote the Love the Bus Main Event on Tuesday at an elementary school in…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 February 2015 10:51

Spheros Group Acquires ACC Climate Control

Customers of ACC Climate Control will soon not only be able to specify air-conditioning systems for school buses but also heaters and roof hatches. That is one of the developments…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 February 2015 10:53

Leading Bus Contractor Locks In Fuel Prices

Fuel prices are certainly front of mind for student transportation professionals, so when prices drop, they take notice. Now, contractor Student Transportation of America has taken action by locking in…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 February 2015 12:05

Fuel Gains

Eaton’s announcement last fall that it would enter the automatic school bus transmission market with a dual clutch option heralded the arrival of a new competitor to Allison Transmission.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:20