Sunday, August 1, 2021

Special Reports

Bangston Brings Supply Chain, Finance Experience as New Thomas Bus Leader

Kevin Bangston is no stranger to Thomas Built Buses. A former chief financial officer for the school bus manufacturer, Bangston assumed the president and...

Grappling With Driver Shortages Continues Despite Funding Promises

Throughout the pandemic, school districts adapted week-by-week to the transportation needs in remote, hybrid and in-person learning models. With talk of bolstering summer school...
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A Crack in the Supply Chain

Student transportation is just one of the dominoes tilted by aftershocks from several catastrophes during the past year that have caused major hiccups in...
Electric school bus operated by Ocean View School District in Oxnard, California,

Selling Carbon Credits a Growing Incentive For School Districts

School districts in California can help fund the electrification of their bus fleets through selling credits awarded under the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard...
A row of electric school buses charge at Stockton Unified School District in California.

Cleaning the Air Starts with Education on School Bus Role

Education, engagement and utilizing all available resources, including grants, third-party providers, and youth advocates, are the first steps to transiting the nations’ school bus...

A New Way of Conducting Evacuation Drills

At the onset of COVID-19, transportation leaders had to find creative ways to keep their staff and students trained in a myriad of topics,...

August 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on back-to-school procedures, EV funding, and features this years Garage Stars. Read...

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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