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STARTS Task Force Releases Toolkit to Help Restart School Bus Operations

The long-awaited report from the Student Transportation Aligned for Return To School (STARTS) Task Force was released on Friday and provides school districts with...

School Bus Contractors Included in New $10B Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill

Newly introduced Senate legislation lists school buses among the passenger transportation modes that would be eligible to receive new economic relief grants to pay...

Webinar Highlights Work in Front of New Industry COVID-19 Task Force

A new industry task force charged with providing clarity to states and school districts that are attempting to reopen schools and school busing for...

STARTS Task Force to Provide Guidance for School Transportation Post-COVID-19

As discussed in a recent webinar, the three national school transportation associations joined together to create a task force that will research, review and...
First Student school bus drivers in Syracuse, New York, deliver meals during the coronavirus pandemic.

National Industry Associations Push Congress to Recognize School Bus Drivers

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, national school transportation leadership is seeking the inclusion of school bus drivers in legislation that would create...

Zonar and NSTA Launch the 11th Annual Don Carnahan Memorial Grant...

SEATTLE, Wash. — Zonar, the leader in smart fleet technology, in partnership with the National School Transportation Association (NSTA), today announced applications are open...
Schools in Kansas are closed due to the coronavirus impact, but school transportation operations are delivering meals to students in need. Photo courtesy of Lauren Jackson/Angel Inspired Photography.

NSTA Urges School Bus Drivers Be Classified as COVID-19 Essential Workers

The National School Transportation Association asked U.S. senators to specifically name school bus drivers as eligible for a fourth proposed COVID-19 stimulus package that...

NSTA encourages Senate Co-Sponsors of “Heroes Fund” to include School Bus...

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has written to Senate Co-Sponsors of the “Heroes Fund” to request the specific inclusion of school bus drivers...

National School Bus Associations Discuss ‘New Normal’ of Post COVID-19 World

The three national transportation associations are asking what life will be like after the coronavirus pandemic, and what it will mean for school bus...
School bus driving a rigorous road course

NSTA Cancels Summer Meeting, International School Bus Driver Competition

The National School Transportation Association announced that it is “deeply dismayed” that the novel coronavirus outbreak has resulted in the cancellation of the 2020...

August 2020

August 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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