Friday, October 23, 2020


Pennsylvania Districts Must Provide Transportation for Nonpublic School Students Amid Pandemic

Pennsylvania school districts will be reimbursed for providing transportation to charter and other nonpublic school students, regardless of whether in-person or online teaching methods...

Senate Hopes ‘Skinny’ Relief Plan Spurs Action on Broader Package

The Senate GOP introduced a new pared-down relief package on Tuesday, as lawmakers prepare to force a vote on the legislation as soon as...
Girl with facemask boarding a school bus

Feds to Deliver Cloth Face Masks for Low-Income Students, School Staff

Relief may soon be on the way for state and school officials concerned about a lack of federal assistance in obtaining facial coverings. As first...

Senate Designates September School Bus Safety Month

In advance of School Bus Safety Week Oct. 19-23, the student transportation industry will have an entire month to celebrate the role the iconic...
Present at the NTSB news conference were: Chairman Robert Sumwalt (seated on the left), Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg, Board Member Earl Weener and Board Member Jennifer Homendy.

Landsberg Named to New 3-Year Term as NTSB Vice Chairman

President Donald Trump appointed distracted-driving advocate Bruce Landsberg to an additional three-year term as vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, the agency...
Schools are closed in Evergreen Public Schools in Washington state until April 24, due to the coronavirus outbreak. School bus operations have switched to delivering meals to students, to ensure they remain fed. (Facebook/Evergreen Public Schools)

Washington State School Districts Receive Flexibility in Use of Transportation Funds

Gov. Jay Inslee’s latest COVID-19 proclamation allows school districts to use their current transportation funding allocation for the ongoing and new school bus services...

October 2020

This month’s issue features articles on this year’s ‘Rising Stars’ as well as articles on tablets, grants, and more. Read...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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


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