Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Operations

Springdale Public Schools underwent a remodel in June to make its transportation office more conducive to social distancing. (Photo courtesy of Trisha Labit.)

Arkansas School District Remodels Transportation Department for COVID-19 Social Distancing

Besides updating school bus schedules and rerouting for the new school year, training driver staff on cleaning requirements, and establishing transportation procedures based on...

Alabama Governor Orders Most Students to Wear Masks

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey proclaimed that all students in grades 2 through 12 must wear face coverings as they aim to return to in-person...
School bus driving down a road

California School Districts Prepare for Effects of Virtual Learning on Transportation

As many schools across the Golden State prepare for online education in the fall, transportation directors weigh the available options and make tough calls...

New York State Aims to Get School Buses Back to Work

As confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country near 4 million, spurred by rising rates in the south and west, New York issued school...
A school bus travels down a hill in Seattle.

Seattle-Area Districts Play Guessing-Game on School Restart, Busing

School districts in and around the Seattle area, a hotbed of COVID-19 since the virus broke out in the spring, are like many around...

STARTS Task Force Releases Toolkit to Help Restart School Bus Operations

The long-awaited report from the Student Transportation Aligned for Return To School (STARTS) Task Force was released on Friday and provides school districts with...

August 2020

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

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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