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Americans Favor Diverse Schools But Still Oppose ‘Busing’

The Democratic Party presidential debates have reignited national discussions on the merits of forced integration of schools based on race and the use of...
File photo of the eLion from The Lion Electric Company.

Paper Shares Successes, Lessons Learned from Early Electric School Bus Adopters

A new report provides nearly a dozen recommendations that it claims would reduce technological and economic hurdles for cities, states and school districts when...

School Bus Crash Research for 2018-2019 Highlights Challenges of Crossing Students

Transportation consultants and a pedestrian traffic safety researcher said more must be done to assist students in crossing to and from school bus stops,...

School Bus Drivers: Use CBD Oil at Your Own Peril

Springfield Public School bus drivers in Missouri received a dire warning last month about using cannabidiol (CBD) oil, possibly causing them to test positive...
The Cypress-Fairbanks ISD transportation department uses in-depth measurements of its vehicles and operations to justify budget requests.

What’s the Real Cost of Total Cost of Ownership?

In the daily hustle and grind of keeping a fleet of vehicles on the road, and tracking where they’re supposed to be when they’re...
A still from the Montana PBS documentary "Safe Enough?" shows a student buckling up on the school bus.

Journalist Discusses Production of ‘Safe Enough?’ School Bus Seatbelt Documentary

School Transportation News spoke with journalist Anna D. Rau about her documentary, “Safe Enough?” Rau, who is also the director and producer, walked us...

School Bus Wi-Fi is a Turning Point in Transportation Technology

As the next generation of mobile networks emerges, school transportation is still coming around with onboard bus Wi-Fi. It has been about a decade...
Student waiting for school bus

Show-Me State of Technology

School security is more important now than ever before. Parents want to know where their children are, even when they are in the process...
National security expert Michael Dorn discussed the challenges of school bus security during the STN EXPO Reno on Monday, July 29, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

National Security Expert Connects Dots Between Latest FBI Active Shooter Study, School Buses

The FBI designated 27 shootings in 2018 as active shooter incidents, according to its latest report, Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in...
FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.

FBI Details Dallas County Bribery Scandal Over School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Several years ago, the main school transportation provider in the Dallas area added stop-arm cameras to its school buses, to keep students safer and...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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