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Web Exclusives

Alt-Fuel School Bus Grants: To Use or Not?

In exploring the topic of alternative fuels from the most recent School Transportation News reader survey, we identified a need to delve deeper into the role that grant projects are playing for…
  • Last modified on Friday, 31 March 2017 19:37

Examining the Trends of Transporting Special-Needs Children

The latest survey from School Transportation News explored the various aspects of transporting special-needs children, including wheelchair safety, fire suppression technology and the growing rate of students diagnosed with autism.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 16:41

School Leaders Voice Fear of Proposed Medicaid Cuts

A House budget proposal backed by Republicans would cut Medicaid spending by at least 25 percent by shifting costs to states through block grants, a move educators fear would cause…
  • Last modified on Monday, 27 February 2017 16:49

Bluth on Charter Schools, Vouchers & IDEA

Editor's Note: The views and opinions express are not necessarily those of School Transportation News or its Editorial Advisory Board, but rather those of operational, policy, education and safety experts from…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 14:25

LAUSD Solution to School Bus Driver Shortage: Grow Your Own

The Los Angeles Unified School District has come up with a remedy for the bus driver shortage plaguing school districts nationwide by establishing a training academy to produce its own…
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 January 2017 14:59

Q&A: Blue Bird's Horlock Recaps 2016, Looks to New Year

We recently caught up with Blue Bird President and CEO Phil Horlock in between a fall vacation and the school bus OEM's annual dealer meeting to talk about the company's…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 22:22

NAPT/NASDPTS: Trade Show Caps 2016 Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 2016 NAPT Summit wrapped with a thrilling trade show that showcased the technology and hardware that will carry the industry into the new year. New…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:09

NAPT/NASDPTS: Preparing for Kick Off

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Members of the school bus industry are gathering in the Heart of America for the 42nd NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference.
  • Last modified on Sunday, 06 November 2016 15:30

Navistar Co-Brands Fleetrite Brakes with Meritor to Add Value

A new agreement with Meritor to create Fleetrite brake components exclusively for all Navistar applications, including IC Bus school buses, should answer any concerns customers have on the origin of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 31 October 2016 13:53

A Day of Rides and Buys at STN EXPO

RENO, Nev. — The success of the 2016 STN EXPO and Green Bus Summit continued through its final days without letting up, with enough left over to go out on…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 09:34