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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...
A brand-new Blue Bird bus awaits its passengers in the Los Angeles-area. Photo by David George.

Now is the Time to Double-Down on School Bus Transportation

We have heard it before, and we are likely to hear it many other times in the coming year: “We are in unprecedented times.”...

Contingency, Scenario Planning Vital to Resuming Transportation of Students Post-Coronavirus

President Donald Trump has called on states to accelerate their plans for “Opening Up America Again” from widespread COVID-19 closures, and that includes safely...

STN Podcast Episode 5 – Here’s the Plan: A New Normal...

Student transporters are now considering what daily operations will look like when schools reopen from mandated COVID-19 closures. How will social distancing requirement affect passenger...
Rose on a gravestone

Randy Schetky Remembered for Evolving Family Legacy at Pacific Northwest Dealer

Randy Schetky, the president and owner of Schetky Northwest, a dealer and service provider for Thomas Built Buses and Collins Bus school buses in...

A Leader to Follow In Implementing Electric School Buses

This content is brought to you by The Lion Electric Company. We can’t hide the fact that setting up a pilot project with electric buses...

April 2020

This month’s issue features articles about leadership, illegal passing and selecting video cameras, among other topics. Read the full April issue. Cover Story ‘We’ Win Meet the 2020...
From left: Ben Leonard, Dan Leonard, Chris Leonard, Mike Leonard, Jon Leonard, and Patrick Leonard.

Jon Leonard Takes the Driver’s Seat as President of Leonard Bus...

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Mike Leonard, former owner and president of Leonard Bus Sales, announced today that his son Jon Leonard has officially taken...
Tom Burr, director of transportation for Saint Paul Public Schools, understands the various roles of transportation. Burr has worked in the industry for the past 35 years.

Minnesota Student Transporter’s Vision for Success Remains Constant Amid Industry Changes

History tends to repeat itself, whether it’s fashion trends, economic conditions, sickness epidemics, or as Tom Burr and other industry veterans like him have...
Kristen Billingsley, president of Heavy Duty Bus Parts and UltraLED, has a heartfelt relationship with the school bus industry in a way that few others have experienced.

Kristen Billingsley Unifies Different Communities Through Personal Growth

Above everything else, Kristen Billingsley lives by the mantra that success stems from first loving yourself. In spite of personal setbacks that shook her...

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...