NAPT Announces New Board Members at Summit

Barry Sudduth took over as National Association for Pupil Transportation president during industry conferences in Columbus, Ohio and was joined on the board by Rick Grisham, the 2017 STN Leadership Award winner and executive director of transportation for Cobb County School District in Georgia.

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America's Best Inspector, Technician Crowned in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jeremiah Bradberry of Cobb County School District near Atlanta won the America’s Best Technician award while Bryce Ivie of the Utah Highway Patrol was named America’s Best Inspector at the National Association for Pupil Transportation Summit.

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Electric School Buses in the Midwest?

As with many things environmental, California and the Northeast are leading the way on electric school bus adoption, thanks to state grants, cap-and-trade funds, electric vehicle incentives and programs that focus on rural schools and urban minority populations most impacted by diesel emissions.

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Photos: Sunday Presentations at NASDPTS Annual Conference

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services spent time on Sunday discussing some pressing issues currently surrounded by controversy, accusations and questions, including lap-shoulder belts and mobile data terminals aboard school buses as well as how federal school reform and criminal behavior by bus drivers affect the industry.

Q&A with NASDPTS' Hollander on Annual Conference

We recently sat down with Diana Hollander, the state director of student transportation at the Nevada Department of Education and the sitting president of NASDPTS. We talked about lap-shoulder belts, technology, the driver shortage and more that will be the center of conversations during the Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio.