Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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Bus monitor Tekendria Valentine (left) and school bus driver Simone Edmond for Dallas ISD helped save two siblings from flood waters in August 2022. Photo courtesy of Dallas ISD.

Dallas ISD Transportation Employees Save Children from Flood Waters

Last month, Dallas experienced what was described as a once-in-a-thousand-year flood. Thunderstorms hit the Dallas-Fort Worth area starting Aug. 21. Over a 24-hour period,...
Marlan Keith Rohlena, 81, passed away on Aug. 24, 2022. He worked for School Bus Services, Inc., in Oregon (left) before becoming the owner and president of Western Bus Sales, until he retired in 2008. He is pictured, at right, with wife Barbara. (Photo courtesy of the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association.)

Retired Owner, President of Western Bus Sales in Oregon Dies

Marlan Keith Rohlena, the retired owner and president of Western Bus Sales, passed away on Aug. 24 surrounded by his family. He was 81....
Bridgestone’s Warren County Plant, which produces commercial truck and bus tires, in Morrison, Tennessee. (Photo courtesy of Bridgestone.)

Bridgestone Plans $550M Expansion of Tire Plant

Bridgestone Americas has announced a major expansion and modernization of its Warren County, Tennessee, Truck and Bus Radial (TBR) Tire Plant, located in Morrison. The...

NSTA’s Macysyn Discusses “Under-the-Hood” Waiver, Clean School Bus Program

On Thursday, Curt Macysyn, the executive director for the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) joined the weekly United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Town Hall to...

Federal Advisory Offers School Districts Techniques to Potentially Limit Ransomware Attacks

Over the past several years, the education sector has been a frequent target of ransomware attacks, or the hijacking of sensitive data by hackers...
calculator and money on document on table

$740B Inflation Reduction Act Funds Grants, Tax Credits for Bus Industry

The $740 billion Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 tackles climate change with $300 billion earmarked for programs aimed at energy and climate reform. The Inflation...

September 2022

Head back to school informed on the latest in the world of student transportation with the September issue of...

Buyer’s Guide 2022

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

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