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Wisconsin School Transportation Employees Laid Off Due to COVID-19

Student Transportation of America (STA) closed two of its Milwaukee facilities, putting 189 employees temporarily out of work, reported Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Public Schools...

Georgia Kindergarten Student Forgotten on School Bus

A four-year-old boy in Newnan, Georgia, located southwest of Atlanta, was left alone in a school bus for at least two hours, reported the...

FDA Approves First COVID-19, Self-Testing Kit for Rapid Results

School districts and student transporters could potentially have a new tool at their disposal when trying to not only ensure parents are not sending...

Sontag, Charter Member of Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation, Dies

Longtime student transporter and retired superintendent George Sontag, Jr., died at his home on Nov. 15, reported the Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation (OAPT)....

What Keeps Bus Drivers Loyal?

When school doors shut in March amid the growing spread of COVID-19, employee retention was likely on every transportation manager’s mind. Losing drivers and...

Mississippi School Bus Driver Honored for Safely Evacuating Students During Fire

School bus driver David Loveless, an employee of Monroe County School District located northeast of Jackson, Mississippi, received recognition from Advanced Learning Center after...

School District, Bus Contractor Partnerships Vital When Transporting Special Needs Students

A TSD Virtual session on Tuesday shared the importance of bus contractors and school districts communicating and cooperating to fulfill the responsibilities of safe...

TSD Virtual Demonstrates Proper Securement of Five-Point Child Safety Restraint Systems

Denise Donaldson, editor and publisher of Safe Ride News as well as a certified child passenger safety instructor, demonstrated the mechanics and safety benefits...

Florida School Bus Driver Saves Seven-Year-Old Student from Choking

A school bus driver in Gainesville, Florida, located north of Orlando, performed CPR on an elementary student onboard her bus after he was found...

Illinois School Bus Driver Celebrates 50 Years on the Job

Janyce Johnson, or more commonly known as “JJ” to her coworkers and peers, celebrated her 50th year in pupil transportation on Oct. 9. Johnson...

November 2020

This month’s issue features articles on the transportation director of the year, Todd Watkins of Montgomery County Public Schools...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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