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Texas School Districts Discuss CDC Guidelines for Transportation After Coronavirus

Two Texas transportation directors have developed plans and scenarios for operating their school buses at a reduced passenger capacity due to the recommendations issued...

Ohio Bill Seeks to Install Protective Barriers for School Bus Drivers

New legislation introduced in Ohio would allow school districts to install a protective barrier around or near the school bus driver compartment to limit...
The IC Bus Tulsa manufacturing plant is referred to as “The Green Mile,” for its emerald-hued, mile-long assembly floor.

IC Bus Reaches Lease Agreement on Tulsa School Bus Manufacturing Plant

IC school buses will continue to roll off the production line near the Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma for at least the next 20...

STN Podcast Episode 9 – Inspiring Your Team: Building a Positive...

COVID-19 has brought significant anxiety to student transporters and the families they serve. This has not reduced since the CDC released guidelines for reopening...
School bus in a Los Angeles neighborhood, California.

Los Angeles County Releases Guidelines for Reopening Schools, Student Transportation

The Los Angeles County Office of Education unveiled recommendations to all 80 local school districts on how to plan for reopening classrooms and school...
A brand-new Blue Bird bus awaits its passengers in the Los Angeles-area. Photo by David George.

Now is the Time to Double-Down on School Bus Transportation

We have heard it before, and we are likely to hear it many other times in the coming year: “We are in unprecedented times.”...
A South Bend Community school corporation school bus parked in the community to serve as a hotspot for students who don't have access to internet during COVID-19 school closures. Photo courtesy of South Bend Community School Corporation.

Making Sense of the ‘New Normal’

It’s safe to say COVID-19 is the largest international disruptive force of the young 21st Century. Larger than the 9/11 attacks and the Great...
Speaker Amy Scopac posing at the STN EXPO Reno 2019.

STN EXPO Reno Postponed Until Late August, Early September

The COVID-19 health crisis has forced STN Media Group to move the dates of the STN EXPO Reno conference to Aug. 29 – Sept....
Students are still receiving meals, with help from transportation operations around the nation. Photo courtesy of Lauren Jackson/Angel Inspired Photography.

Illinois School District, Contractors Deliver Meals to Students

As of last week, Harvard School District 50, located near the Illinois-Wisconsin border, delivered 35,000 meals to students since schools closed for in-person learning...
Students Boarding a School bus

Remember the Mission

The times that we are living in present each of us a unique opportunity to remember why we bleed yellow. During the COVID-19 pandemic,...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...