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School Bus Driver Traffic Violations May Become Public in New York

The number of speeding tickets a school bus driver has accumulated, or worse, may become public knowledge if a new bill in New York’s...
Mayor Bill De Blasio displays an executive order he signed during his State of the City address on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (Photo courtesy of New York City Mayor’s Office.)

School Buses Among New York City Fleet to Go Electric

The first electric school buses operated by the New York City Department of Education and its contractor companies will hit the streets this September. So...
Mineola Public Schools Superintendent Michael Nagler, center, meets with school bus mechanics Greg Glover, left, and Greg Sabator right, at the district's garage.

New York Superintendent Appreciates Bus Drivers and They Return the Favor

For the past 10 years, Michael Nagler has built plenty of goodwill with the transportation department at Mineola Public Schools on New York’s Long...

Logan Bus Company to Bring 5 Electric School Buses to NYC...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Pioneering methods to accelerate electric fleet adoption, AMPLY Power will demonstrate and document its charging-as-a-service approach for an all-electric school...

Transfinder Annual Revenues Rise for 22nd Straight Year

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — School bus route management software vendor Transfinder announced on Jan. 23 that its annual revenue rose for the 22nd year in...
Mike Martucci announces his candidacy as senator for New York’s 42nd district during at a campaign launch event on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2019.

Former N.Y. School Bus Contractor Martucci Runs for State Senate Seat

The school bus industry could soon have one of its own walking the halls of the New York State Senate, and not be behind...
Red veto stamp in notepad

Employee Provision in New York City School Bus Driver Bill Vetoed

Citing legal and fiscal concerns, Gov. Andrew Cuomo rejected legislation passed by the New York State Assembly that would have required contracts for the...
Transportation staff at Brewster Central School District pose with their newly decorate safety vests. The vests are improving department morale and encouraging conversations between transportation staff and the student riders.

Safety Vest Decorations Change Conversations With School Bus Passengers

The “Vest Fairy” arrived recently at Brewster Central School District in New York. Today, her fashion efforts are not only improving transportation department morale,...

Tragedy Strikes Twice With School Bus Related Deaths

A New York state school bus driver and a Florida student were killed in separate school-bus related incidents. On Tuesday, a First Student school...
Stop When Red School Bus sign

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs School Bus Safety Bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the “School Bus Safety” bill into law to draw public awareness to the pre-licensing driver education course in New York....

February 2020

STN’s bus garage issue features articles about selecting maintenance software, being proactive when inspecting and maintaining fleets,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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