Monday, March 1, 2021

Safety

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Second-Largest District in Nation Says Vaccines Needed to Safely Reopen Schools

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Austin Beutner outlined a school reopening plan, which says 25,000 employees must be vaccinated in order to...

Student Transportation Leader Evacuates 12 Students After School Bus Catches Fire

Russ Nelson, the transportation director at Lenox School District, located southwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is being recognized for his quick thinking and...
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Ohio School Bus Safety Act Raises Awareness of Illegal Passing

As students return to in-person classes, school bus safety around the “Danger Zone” remains a heightened concern for school districts and parents. Sen. Theresa...
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Kansas Bill Allows Public-Private Partnerships for School Bus Stop-Arm Camera Installation

Following the death of a 7-year-old Abilene, Kansas, girl who was struck and killed by a motorist while attempting to board her school bus...
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CDC Says Double Masks, Tightly Fitted Masks Further Reduce Virus Transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said universal mask-wearing is slowing the spread of COVID-19, but the rate of effectiveness equates to...
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Using Technology for Routing, School Bus Stop Safety

At STN EXPO Virtual, REI representatives dove into the topic of how technology advancements and electronics have taken on a larger role in school...

February 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on alternative fuels, the mechanic environment, bus garage upgrades, and more....
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

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