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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...
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...
Student waiting for school bus

Show-Me State of Technology

School security is more important now than ever before. Parents want to know where their children are, even when they are in the process...
Screenshot of the current Safe Routes to School 2019-2020 website.

City of Las Vegas Envisions a ‘Google Maps’ for Student Walkers

The City of Las Vegas has released step one of its goal to create a walking app for students and parents, on the first...
mother waiting at school bus stop with Here Comes The Bus app

Indiana District Featured on CBS News for Adoption of Bus Tracking...

How long could you go without your phone? What part of your life hasn’t been dramatically changed by the advent of mobile technology? Few would...
Chris Dorn speaks during his STN EXPO Indianapolis security keynote presentation on Monday, June 10, 2019.

STN EXPO Indy Keynote Explains Need for Speed in Responding to...

INDIANAPOLIS — Internationally-renowned school security expert and author Chris Dorn delivered what could have been a depressing STN EXPO keynote presentation on school and...
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School Bus Tracking Apps

Several companies have announced school bus arrival apps that are available to the public. These apps give parents more transparency and offer a real-time...

Communications, Tracking Devices Required for all NYC School Buses

The Student Transportation Oversight Package (STOP) was designed to avoid the back to school “nightmares” and give more transparency to parents in New York...

How Parents and School Bus Drivers Can Calm Autistic Students

Sensory sensitivity is a common characteristic of children with autism. Strange surroundings, loud noises, bright lights, and a lot of physical activity all can...
Police arrest parent trying to board school bus.

Districts and States Combat School Bus Trespassing

Several recent incidents of adults trespassing on school buses have revived the conversation of how to best protect students and drivers. The incidents have...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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