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Jerene Jones, Transportation Manager at Catoosa County Public Schools, poses with NAPT Certified Director of Transportation certificate in her office.

Georgia Student Transporter Places Her Passion in Family, Student Safety

As a mother of three girls, Jerene Jones was struggling to balance family and work when first starting a career. Now, 23 years later,...
Mike Martucci announces his candidacy as senator for New York’s 42nd district during at a campaign launch event on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2019.

Former N.Y. School Bus Contractor Martucci Runs for State Senate Seat

The school bus industry could soon have one of its own walking the halls of the New York State Senate, and not be behind...
Dave Hartzell, director of transportation for Harrison School District 2 driving a school bus.

‘Dave Hartzell Speaks Out for His People’ in School Bus Industry

Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series focusing on people who have been in the school bus industry at least 10 years...
Bud Fears presents the 2019 Peter Grandolfo Award to Diana Hollander at the STN EXPO Reno on July 28, 2019.

Q’STRAINT’s Fears Officially Retires After 35 Years in School Bus Industry

What many STN EXPO Reno attendees were made privy to last summer is now official: Bud Fears, Q’Straint/Sure-Lok’s Midwest regional sales manager is retired...
Transportation staff at Brewster Central School District pose with their newly decorate safety vests. The vests are improving department morale and encouraging conversations between transportation staff and the student riders.

Safety Vest Decorations Change Conversations With School Bus Passengers

The “Vest Fairy” arrived recently at Brewster Central School District in New York. Today, her fashion efforts are not only improving transportation department morale,...
Rose on a gravestone

Former Georgia Association President, NAPT Board Member, Remembered

Grant Reppert, the retired director of transportation for Gwinnett County Public Schools in Lawrenceville, Georgia, died on Nov. 27, 2019. He was 68. Reppert was...

School Bus Drivers Going the Extra Mile

Examples of school bus drivers who go above and beyond the call of duty are commonplace in the industry. But every so often, their...

Readers Nominate School Bus Drivers for 2020 ‘Hero’ Recognition

School bus drivers are responsible for transporting the nation’s most precious cargo to and from school daily, and these professionals rarely get the recognition...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Texas Student Transporter Scopac Uses Tragedy to Teach School Bus Safety Awareness

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry. Amy Scopac,...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Theresa Anderson Strives to Break Barriers in Student Education, Transportation Training

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry. During her...

February 2020

STN’s bus garage issue features articles about selecting maintenance software, being proactive when inspecting and maintaining fleets,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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