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How Districts Make the Best Choices When Purchasing Video Systems

It’s been said that the only constant is change, and that’s certainly true with school bus-based video cameras. As these systems become more commonplace,...
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Buy, Lease or Finance Your School Buses?

I recently read a study of the auto loan industry that was posted at supermoney.com. It reported that Americans bought 17.3 million vehicles in...

Thomas Built Buses First Electric School Bus Powered by Proterra Receives...

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Leading school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, Inc. has announced there is eligibility for funding from the California Energy Commission...
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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...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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