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Garage Stars for 2019 Announced

Earlier this year, School Transportation News called for nominations of outstanding fleet management professionals as candidates for profiles in the August fleet management issue. STN...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Alex Robinson, Mentor for Student Transportation Professionals

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry. Starting her career...
Sen. Jen Metzger, center, awarded the New York State Liberty Medal to 14-year-old Rachel Trimbell. Trimbell, left. Also pictured is Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond, who presented another award to Trimbell in May.

N.Y. Student Recognized for Heroic Response to Choking Incident on Bus

Student Rachel Trimbell was awarded the New York State Liberty Medal by Sen. Jen Metzger on July 10 for rescuing a younger student who...
Front row, left to right: Sue Kramer, Brad Krapf, Dale Krapf, Gary Krapf, Dallas Krapf, Alison Sload, Beverly Peppernick, Blake Krapf. Back row left to right, Brent Cumens, Alison Bryant, Dan Jauch, Dennis Ryan, Shawn McGlinchey, Jim Hager, Stacey Golden.

‘The Bus Stops Here’ for Krapf with Pennsylvania Association Award

Dale Krapf, chairman of the board of directors for school bus contractor the Krapf Group, received the seventh Pennsylvania School Bus Association (PSBA) “The...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Dietrich Keeps the Family Legacy Alive at Blue Bird Corp.

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry. Carol Dietrich, director...
Rose on a gravestone

School Bus Safety Advocate McMillen Dies

BESI, Inc. announced that former company representative Earl McMillen died on Sunday. He was 85. A veteran of the U.S. Army, McMillen was a fixture...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

IC Bus’ Reed Focuses on Learning, Growing, Changing

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.  In 1989, Trish...
Carlisle Beasley

Career of School Bus Industry Stalwart Carlisle Beasley Spanned 6 Decades

Carlisle Beasley, a former member of the School Transportation News editorial board and a National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Hall of Fame inductee,...
Scio bus driver Skip Torpey and bus monitor Linda Harris were recognized by their school district for helping save a woman’s life last month.

73-Year-Old School Bus Driver Performs CPR, Saves Woman’s Life

Skip Torpey, a bus driver for Scio Central School District in Allegheny County, New York, saved a woman’s life after finding her “blue and...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Long-Time California Transportation Director Retires, Heads to Texas for Family

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of the series STN is publishing throughout the year on women who have made an impact in the...

August 2019

August 2019 issue of School Transportation News
Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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