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HopSkipDrive, Leader in Safe Youth Transportation, Sets COVID-Safe Ride Standards for...

Los Angeles — HopSkipDrive, the safe and innovative transportation platform for school districts, government agencies, senior citizens and families announced today that they continue...
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Zūm Delivers Meals and Supplies to Support School Districts and Families...

Redwood City, Calif. — Zūm, a smart mobility service for students, announces today that while schools are closed for the coronavirus pandemic Zūm is...

Should Video Cameras Be Required for Nonyellow School Bus Vehicles?

The arrest of a contracted driver in Las Vegas for alleged unlawful conduct with a student in his passenger vehicle has sparked renewed discussions...

Coalition Asks Virginia General Assembly to Tackle Taxes on Peer-to-Peer Vehicle...

RICHMOND, Va. — A coalition of bipartisan lawmakers, the Virginia Municipal League, the American Car Rental Association, and Virginia car rental operators, are calling on the Virginia...

The ‘Gig Economy’ — New Rules, New Risks for Districts

New legislation has significant implications for school districts that contract with companies that use independent contractors. Lately, the on-demand transportation sector seems to be...
A HopSkipDrive employee with a student.

HopSkipDrive Launches Student Transport Service in Seattle

HopSkipDrive, a ride-hailing company for transporting children passengers, launched its service in Seattle and King County, Washington earlier this week, reported KUOW. The company...

Blockbuster and the School Bus

When my wife and I were first married and just getting started in life, a date night was dinner out and a visit to...

National Express Leads Additional Investment in Startup Ridesharing App Kango

North American school bus contractor National Express, LLC. was at the forefront of a $3.6 million Series A funding round, joining Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...
Ride share customer and passenger sitting in the backseat of a car while using the rideshare application in smartphone to give rating to the driver. Commuter and rider giving review in phone taxi app.

Not Your Parent’s Carpool: Growth of Non-School Bus Transportation and Rideshare

Students riding to school in passenger vehicles is nothing new. What has changed is the person and companies that are driving them. As an alternative...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and more. Read the full June 2019 Issue here. Cover...

June 2020

June Cover 2020
This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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