Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Arkansas School District Transportation Director Shares Secrets of Pupil Transportation

Michael McClure, director of transportation services at Fayetteville Public Schools, commented that the business of transporting students is a lot different than coaching them....
Max Christensen got started in the pupil transportation industry in 1987 as the transportation director for Anita Community School District in Iowa. Now, 33 years later, he is the state director for student transportation at the Iowa Department of Education.

Iowa’s Christensen Stands Up for What He Believes In: Student Safety

Max Christensen has had yellow blood running through his veins since he was born, and while he said he didn’t grow up wanting to...
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Bob Rubin, Early Pioneer of School Bus Crash Safety, Dies

Following 45 years in the student transportation business, Bob Rubin passed away on May 22. He was the sales director for Easy Way Safety...
Kim Hevia, director of sales for Schetky Northwest Bus and Van Sales has been in the industry for about 28 years. She understands the importance of putting the customer first.

Kim Hevia Understands the Importance of Putting School Bus Customers First

Kim Hevia, the sales director for school bus dealer Schetky Northwest Bus and Van Sales, understands how hard transportation directors work to transport students...
Albin Weiler started driving a school bus in 2001 at Cobb County School District in Georgia. He is a is now a self-published author, who tells the story of his daily school bus driving career near Cleveland.

The 19-Year Journey of an Ohio School Bus Driver

Almost two decades as a school bus driver has kept Albin Weiler young at heart, and the students he normally transports have provided fodder...
Tim Purvis, director of transportation for Poway Unified School District in California, has seen his share of industry changes throughout his 36-year career.

California Transportation Director Demonstrates Passion for Mentoring

Tim Purvis has nearly seen it all when it comes to school transportation operations in the Golden State. Purvis was a struggling college student...

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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