November 2018

    Nicole Portee of Denver Public Schools personifies industry leadership. Here, she poses with several of the district’s school buses with the Mile High City skyline in the background.

    Read the Full November 2018 Issue. 

    Cover Story 

    Conquering Rocky Challenges
    Nicole Portee of Denver Public Schools is named Transportation Director of the Year, in recognition of using school bus service for increased student achievement and of identifying solutions to driver shortages

    Features

    Embracing Route Optimization
    Improving vehicle utilization with routing is ensuring students are properly accounted for—and that they make the journey to and from school safely, while also assisting school district budgets

    Open-Architecture Video Security
    School districts look to transform their video surveillance into a district-wide security
    strategy, and vendors stand at the ready with the latest IP technology to do the job

    Special Reports 

    Buckle Up for Better Behavior
    While the ‘Great Seat Belt Debate’ continues, school districts that have adopted three-point restraints say student discipline on the school bus ride is improving

    Finding Time
    School districts report that increasing the number of hours available to school bus drivers is helping with retention, as opposed to simply increasing pay rates

    Sections 

    Feedback

    Online

    Trends in 3-point Belts

    Ad Index

    Market Place

    Columns

    Thought Leader by Dean Suhre
    Improving Fleet Vehicle Utilization

    First Take by Ryan Gray
    A Yellow Bus Who’s Who

    Publisher’s Corner by Tony Corpin
    Let’s Connect