Thursday, July 29, 2021


N.C. School District Increases School Bus Driver Minimum Wage to $15

One of President Joe Biden’s plans when taking office was to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. One school district took...
Transportation staff at Orange County Public Schools in Florida poses during the Love The Bus event in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Kim Frye)

ASBC Celebrates Pupil Transportation Employees Virtually During Love the Bus Month

In a normal school year, the American School Bus Council would hold in-person events at select school districts nationwide to celebrate the importance of...
Charles Brown, a longtime school bus driver in Atlanta, was celebrated by his coworkers last month upon his retirement. (Image courtesy of Atlanta Public Schools)

Atlanta School Bus Driver Retires After 32 Years of Service

Charles Brown, a veteran school bus operator for over three decades, retired on Dec. 18, which Atlanta Public Schools affectionately established as “Charles Brown...
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Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Bob Klinefelter, a longtime school bus driver and transportation contractor for North Hills School District located north of Pittsburgh, died on Dec. 30 after...

Texas Driver Invites All Aboard Her ‘Polar Express’ School Bus

“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see,” says the train conductor in the...
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School Bus Drivers Could Be Among First Vaccine Recipients

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that frontline essential workers and all adults over the age of 75, both groups that...

July 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on fleet electrification, stop-arm technology, the transition from 3G to to...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...


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