Government

Tribal Bus Routes to Improve Under Amendment

Last week, Congress approved an amendment to the House Interior Appropriations bill (H.R. 5538) that provides funding to improve school bus routes on tribal trust lands within the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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NASDPTS President Announces Resignation

Leon Langley announced that he is stepping down from his role as president of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services just three months shy of the end of his term, as he plans to retire from the Maryland State Department of Education.

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School Buses Can Benefit from Volkswagen Emissions Cheat, Says EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) listed school bus replacements and engine repowers as eligible projects to receive a portion of the $2.7-billion trust that Volkswagen was ordered to fund for deliberately designing software to cheat federal emission laws for diesel cars.

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NTSB: Distraction Caused Fatal School Bus Crash

Last month, the National Transportation Safety Board determined that distracted driving was the cause of the 2014 crash between two school buses in Knoxville, Tennessee, which killed two students and an instructional aide.

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