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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials rode a school bus to a press conference on Monday, June 11, 2018 to promote new legislation to improve student safety at schools.

646 Motorists Ticketed in N.Y. for Illegally Passing Stopped School Buses...

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Sept. 4 that state police will increase patrols to crackdown on dangerous drivers...

GPS and Parent Apps are Coming to New York City

Parents of school bus riders in the five boroughs will soon be able to track their children for the first time as they ride...
Heroism award recipient Vikki Boyce Czechowicz poses with Manager Tonya Phillips. (Photo courtesy of STA.)

N.Y. Driver Recognized for Saving Children from School Bus Fire

School bus driver, Vikki Boyce Czechowicz has received the Heroism Award, presented by the New York State Education Department for her quick thinking when...

Pupil Transportation Safety Institute Introduces Online Academy Training Platform

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Some of PTSI’s best-selling industry-leading courses are now being offered via the Online Academy training platform. The Online Academy, a...
A car passes a school bus during a closed-road demonstration by Safe Fleet at the STN EXPO Indianapolis on June 9. 2019. Technology exists to both capture video of passing vehicles and alert students and bus drivers if other motorists are not stopping for the school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

Governor Signs N.Y. School Bus Stop-Arm Camera Bill into Law

School districts across New York are now authorized to install video cameras on their buses to capture footage of motorists illegally passing stops where...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Alex Robinson, Mentor for Student Transportation Professionals

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry. Starting her career...
Sen. Jen Metzger, center, awarded the New York State Liberty Medal to 14-year-old Rachel Trimbell. Trimbell, left. Also pictured is Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond, who presented another award to Trimbell in May.

N.Y. Student Recognized for Heroic Response to Choking Incident on Bus

Student Rachel Trimbell was awarded the New York State Liberty Medal by Sen. Jen Metzger on July 10 for rescuing a younger student who...
Scio bus driver Skip Torpey and bus monitor Linda Harris were recognized by their school district for helping save a woman’s life last month.

73-Year-Old School Bus Driver Performs CPR, Saves Woman’s Life

Skip Torpey, a bus driver for Scio Central School District in Allegheny County, New York, saved a woman’s life after finding her “blue and...
New York School Bus Contractors Association

NY School Bus Contractors Association Awards Top Drivers in Safety Competition

LATHAM, N.Y. — The New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA) announced today the top finishers in the 48th Annual New York State School...
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New York School Bus Stop-Arm Bill Awaits Gov. Cuomo’s Signature

The New York State Assembly and Senate has passed legislation that would authorize school districts to implement demonstration programs for stop-arm surveillance systems. The...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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