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STN Podcast Episode 6 – A Place at the Table: Include...

Waiting clustered around a bus stop. Boarding with a high five to the driver. Chatting with friends across an 18-inch aisle. That was the...

Update: President Trump Signs Latest $484B COVID-19 Aid Package

President Donald Trump signed the nation’s fourth coronavirus stimulus package, which provides an additional $310 billion to the Paycheck Protection Program that aims to...
Schools in Kansas are closed due to the coronavirus impact, but school transportation operations are delivering meals to students in need. Photo courtesy of Lauren Jackson/Angel Inspired Photography.

NSTA Urges School Bus Drivers Be Classified as COVID-19 Essential Workers

The National School Transportation Association asked U.S. senators to specifically name school bus drivers as eligible for a fourth proposed COVID-19 stimulus package that...

Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Retroactively Extended for Propane Autogas Vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Propane Education & Research Council is encouraging propane autogas fleet operators to take advantage of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit,...
An Evergreen Public Schools bus in Washington state delivers a meal to a homebound student during COVID-19 closures.

School Bus Meal Delivery Could Be Allowable Cost Under Title I

Guidance released by the U.S. Department of Education outlines funding flexibilities available to school districts to support continued student learning during the COVID-19 school...
A school bus traversing a wooden bridge on the Pine Ridge Reservation in North Dakota. Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office

EPA Opens Applications for Tribal DERA School Bus Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is now accepting applications from tribal governments for their share of an anticipated $2 million to reduce...

STN Podcast Episode 1 – New Missions: Student Transportation Industry Responds...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unique challenges to the school bus industry and student transporters across the nation. School Transportation News Publisher Tony Corpin...

NSTA Requests States Continue Funding Student Transportation Amid COVID-19 Closures

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) sent letters to the governors of all 50 states and to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday...
School bus driver

New CDL Clearinghouse Flags 8,000 Driver Substance-Abuse Violations in First Weeks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said its commercial driver’s license (CDL) drug and alcohol clearinghouse that launched last month is working as intended. The...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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