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(STN Podcast E15) Are You Ready? Fall School Transportation Plans Being...

School administration and transportation departments are cooperating to finalize guidelines and processes for when schools reopen and yellow buses start rolling. Parents are likewise...

Hawaii Launches New Online School Bus Pass in Response to COVID-19

The Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) released details on a new online bus pass application and payment feature that is designed to provide flexibility...
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Parent App Assists Student Transporters During Coronavirus Pandemic

A free webinar provided detail on the Here Comes The Bus (HCTB) app’s features that are being leveraged to provide community food delivery services...

Recorded Webinar: An Enhanced (COVID-19 Ready!) Parent App – Here Comes...

The parent app that started it all is getting even better—and is serving customers on unconventional COVID-19 school bus routes today! The team behind the...

School Bus Tracking App Reduces Parent Phone Calls by 75 Percent

Parents want to know where the buses are right now—and we give you the key to doing just that, effortlessly, reliably, and accurately. Give Your...
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District Support of Parental eLearning Development Vital for Students with Disabilities

As parents are learning to adapt to the challenges of homeschooling their children, several student transportation industry experts shared advice on how to utilize...

Transfinder Corp. Gives Away Two-way Communication App Stopfinder to Any School

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Transfinder Corp. is making its two-way communication tool Stopfinder Communication available to all school districts in North America free of charge...

Texas District Enhances School Transportation Safety with FirstNet

Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (ISD) is based in Pecos, Texas, and serves 2,630 students across three neighboring communities. With a recent influx of new...
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Above & Beyond

Great customer service experiences are few and far between these days. When you have a good one, it makes an impression. Today, hearing a...
A student's mother fights with a school bus employee on Sept. 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy of CBS Denver.)

No Criminal Charges Filed in Denver School Bus Altercation

The Denver district attorney has refused to file criminal charges in response to a physical altercation between two Denver Public School (DPS) school bus...

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...