Thursday, August 6, 2020
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COVID-19 Takes Industry to Cleaners

Pop quiz: What’s the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting a school bus? Not sure? You’re not alone. The confusion about what each means...

A Different Kind of Smoke on the School Bus

Do you know what’s in your student’s backpack? Their Starbucks cup or their pencil case? Have you smelled a fruity substance while driving? While...

August 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as well as...

(STN Podcast E19) COVID-19 & School Bus Driver Retention: Getting Back...

As the discussion on whether schools should reopen to in-person instruction continues, learn about what the Republican proposal for COVID-19 federal funding and unemployment...

(STN Podcast E18) Local Solutions to a National Problem: Student Transporters...

As federal, state and local guidance varies on reopening schools amid the coronavirus, two school districts—one in central Florida and one in southern Alberta,...

COVID-19 Claims Latest Conference Victim, This Time NASDPTS

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services announced that it canceled this year’s annual conference scheduled for this fall because of...
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August 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as well as virtual training opportunities for districts....

July 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and student health checks. Plus information on sanitizing...

June 2020

This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport students again. Read the full June issue.   Features COVID-19 ‘Downtime’ The...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty exercises, among other topics. Read the full May...