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STN Podcast Episode 9 – Inspiring Your Team: Building a Positive...

COVID-19 has brought significant anxiety to student transporters and the families they serve. This has not reduced since the CDC released guidelines for reopening...
FIle photo of the IC Bus plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

City of Tulsa, Navistar at Impasse Over School Bus Manufacturing Plant

A Navistar representative said it is “unfathomable” that the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, appears unwilling to negotiate new lease terms for the company’s school...

House Democrats Call for Required PPE Worn by Frontline Transportation Workers

Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois addressed a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf that asked for a requirement...

New Jersey Law Requires Continued Pay of Public, Private Student Transporters

Weeks after extending social distancing requirements due to the spread of COVID-19, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that ensures...

Update: Senate Fails to Approve Additional COVID-19 Small Business Loans

The Senate could not agree on a new plan to infuse an additional $251 billion into a program to assist small businesses in meeting...

STN Podcast Episode 2 – COVID-19: Delivering Hope & Handling Challenges...

School buses performing meal deliveries ease concerns for families as schools are closed due to COVID-19. At the same time, reduced student transportation services...

Federal Loan Program Provides $349B to Small Businesses for Paying Employees

A new small business, zero-collateral loan program could help keep some school bus contractors and other industry companies afloat during interruptions in service and...
A 2015 file photo of the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 plant in High Point, North Carolina.

Thomas Built Buses Closes Production Plant After Employee Diagnosed With COVID-19

School bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses announced its Saf-T-Liner C2 plant in High Point, North Carolina is closed until April 6, after an employee...
school buses in a row

Navigating the School Bus Driver Shortage Today

It has been highly publicized that a nationwide school bus driver shortage exists. According to a recent School Transportation News article, 80% of respondents...

June 2020

June Cover 2020
This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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