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Colorado School District Likely to Cut Transportation Services by 90 Percent 

Poudre School District announced that current social distancing guidelines would restrict transportation to only 10 percent of the 14,000 students who normally ride the...
New Normal

Returning to ‘Normal’ Requires Thinking, School Bus Service to Evolve

I would like to share a thought from a good friend, Andrew Scott, director of operations for AAA Barricade, a traffic control company that...
What physical distancing guidelines for students could look like on a school bus. Photo courtesy of Bob Morse.

Colorado Districts Piece Together COVID-19 Puzzle for New School Year

As summer approaches, directors have their end-of-school routines in place. Normally, they transport their last group of students and then send their bus drivers...
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...
Michelin Master class with acclaimed restaurant owner, chef and TV host Gordon Ramsay. Photo source: Gordonramsayrestaurants.com.

Transitional Leadership in Colorado and Your Menu for School Bus Success

Last summer, I finished my first six months as the newly appointed director of transportation for Cherry Creek School District in Colorado. It was...
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...
Greg Jackson, director of transportation and fleet services at Jefferson County Schools, poses with a Blue Bird school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

STN Transportation Director of the Year Keeps Focused on Family

Greg Jackson is known across Colorado for his relationship-based leadership style, which gives his district a family-friendly feel. Family is a common theme across...
From left to right: Andrea DiSpirito, TSA, Susan Miller, state director of pupil transportation, and Ward Leber, founder of Child Safety Network, after Leber awarded Miller with an award for her school bus security efforts in Colorado.

Colorado Focuses on School Bus Security Efforts, Including Anti-Terrorism Training

Amid a new bill designed to make children feel safer at school, the Child Safety Network (CSN) is working with the Transportation Security Administration...
A student's mother fights with a school bus employee on Sept. 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy of CBS Denver.)

No Criminal Charges Filed in Denver School Bus Altercation

The Denver district attorney has refused to file criminal charges in response to a physical altercation between two Denver Public School (DPS) school bus...
A student's mother fights with a school bus employee on Sept. 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy of CBS Denver.)

Watch: Denver Public Schools Transportation Employees Involved in Altercation with Parent

CBS Denver reported that a school bus driver, a paraprofessional and a 32-year-old mother of a child on the bus got into a physical...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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