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Ride share customer and passenger sitting in the backseat of a car while using the rideshare application in smartphone to give rating to the driver. Commuter and rider giving review in phone taxi app.

Not Your Parent’s Carpool: Growth of Non-School Bus Transportation and Rideshare

Students riding to school in passenger vehicles is nothing new. What has changed is the person and companies that are driving them. As an alternative...
Here Comes the Bus

Wayne Westland Schools Adds Mobile App to Upgrade School Bus Service

WAYNE, Mich. — An award-winning mobile app that is designed to help students avoid waiting too long outside for the school bus is being...
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Meritor to Acquire AxleTech, Enhancing Growth Platform in Key Segments

TROY, Mich. — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) said on May 8 that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of the Carlyle...
Meritor, Inc.

Meritor Sets Redemption of 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2027

TROY, Mich. — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced on May 8 that it has issued a notice of redemption for all of its outstanding...

New Blue Bird Ultra-Low NOx, Type-C School Bus Powered by Compressed...

LIVONIA, Mich. — School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas that are 90 percent cleaner than the...
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Meritor VP of Quality Receives Role Model Award from Alternatives for...

TROY, Mich. — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced on March 28, 2019, that Linda Taliaferro, VP of global quality, was recognized with a Role...

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Safety Grants

Michigan awarded $25 million in state grants to fund various school safety initiatives, none of which specifically mention student transportation. But recent developments suggest...

Ohio Approves LED System to Shine Light on School Bus Crossing

The Ohio School Bus Advisory Group has approved the Gardian Angel school bus LED lighting system, making the Buckeye State the 17th in the...

New Eaton Cummins School Bus Transmission

GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies announced it has expanded medium-duty application coverage for the Procision 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission to include...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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