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Uncovering Fleet Opportunities & Challenges Facing School Districts

Transportation Services Co. (TSC), an innovative fleet management services company working with public, private, and not-for-profit organizations, has released a new study shedding light...

April 2019

Superintendent of the year, contracting out student transportation, growing school districts and more. Read the full April 2019 Issue here. Cover Story  Making Change Dr. Curtis Jones,...

First School Buses Purchases From Volkswagen Settlement are Propane-Powered

LAFAYETTE, La. — Louisiana is the first state to release its Volkswagen settlement fund dollars, and Lafayette Parish Schools has become the first recipient....

Tire Manufactures Announce Latest Price Increases

President Donald Trump announced on July 10, a new trade policy to increase tariffs by 10 percent for various imports from China, including tires. All...

Cooperative Procurement Programs are Getting More Popular

MADISON, Ind. — Competitive bidding ensures government agencies, educational institutions and other nonprofit organizations receive fair prices from a range of manufacturers for the...

Shortage of School Buses Leads Alaska District to Hire Taxis

Lower Kuskokwin School District (LSKD) in Bethel Alaska is turning to taxi drivers as a way to transport students to school until new school...

School Bus Engines Studied in Webinar

A School Transportation News webinar on school bus engines provided a broad review of Cummins, Inc. engines for the school bus market, covering all...

Replace, Refurbish or Retrofit Aging School Buses?

Is funding or capital the factors school districts or bus companies should consider for determining how long a school bus should be used? Is...

Collins Bus Wins $26M Paratransit Contract in NYC

The New York City Transit is purchasing 400 paratransit buses from Collins Bus, after the subsidiary of REV Group won a contract for its...

Webinar Offers Plan for Implementing School Bus 3-point Seat Belts

A free webinar sponsored by IMMI/SafeGuard provided a former transportation director’s experiences and lessons learned when implementing school bus lap/shoulder seat belts. Monica Coburn is...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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