Ontario Addresses Rising Cost of School Bus Fuel

The rising cost of fuel has affected not only U.S. school districts and school bus contractors but also those neighbors to the north. In a united response to this issue, the Ontario School Bus Association (OSBA) began pressuring the Ontario Ministry of Education last spring to conduct an independent survey on fuels costs.

NASDPTS to FTA: School Buses Still Safest

The National Association of State Directors of School Pupil Transportation Services reiterated its belief that yellow school buses are the safest way to get children to school in a letter to the Federal Transit Administration.

Thanks for Making it Happen

KENT, Wa. — Seamlessly getting hundreds of kids spread out across two towns to school while their public housing apartments were being renovated won the Kent School District high praise from the Kent Housing Authority.

School Bus Stops Could Be Drug Free Zones in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Those caught dealing drugs at or near school bus stops when children are present could face the same increased penalties as those dealing near schools, under a bill before the West Virginia House. A separate part of the measure would also make it a felony when someone illegally passing a school bus injures a pedestrian and increases all illegal passing penalties.