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Mrs. Kordziel, a teacher at a private school in Schenectady, New York, stands by a sign recognizing her hard work. Thanks to routing provided by Transfinder, school principal Kelly Sloan hand-delivered signs to each of her teachers for display in their front yards.

Routing for the Small Moments that Make a Big Impact

Antonio Civitella founded Transfinder in Schenectady, New York, with some sweat equity and a vision of providing solutions to everyday problems. Over time, the...
Flickr/Pierre Nordström

Architectural Firm Considers School Buses as Mobile COVID-19 Testing Sites

A team of architects at Perkins and Will’s New York City office developed a plan to retrofit school buses into mobile COVID-19 testing units...

Food Banks Across New York Get Boost From Leonard Bus Sales

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., — With COVID-19 straining food banks across the state, Leonard Bus Sales announced that that they will be doubling their donations...

New York School Bus Contractor Permanently Closes Doors Due to Coronavirus

Baumann & Sons Bus Company, one of the largest school bus companies on Long Island, announced it laid off nearly one thousand employees and...

Rosco Vision Systems Joins Efforts to Support Essential Workers and Hospitals...

JAMAICA, N.Y. — Amid the coronavirus outbreak, individuals and businesses alike have joined together to support medical personnel, first responders, drivers, store employees, and all...

The School Bus Industry Deserves Attention Before It is Too Late

Many school bus companies across New York state and the country have reached out to me about the perils of the COVID-19 crisis and...

Leonard Bus Sales Names Latest Scholarship Winner in School Bus Art...

MAYFIELD, N.Y. — Leonard Bus Sales announced today that Marriana Mattice, a senior at Mayfield Junior-Senior Highschool – Mayfield Central School District is the...
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.)

Details Still in Development on NYC Plan to Electrify School Buses

School bus contractors that operate service in New York City are in the process of identifying how they will meet a mandate to provide...
Flickr/Pierre Nordström

10-Year-Old Hit, Killed by School Bus in New York

A school bus struck and killed a 10-year-old girl in Brooklyn on Tuesday, as she and her brother were attempting to cross the street...
Photo by Zac Ong on Unsplash.

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...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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