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Later School Start Times Debated in Ohio

Ohio lawmakers recently introduced a bill to require that all public schools start at 8:30 a.m. or later. If approved, it would make Ohio...

School Bus Drivers in South Carolina Protest Over Pay

Sumter County School District, located east of Columbia, South Carolina, announced a delay this week in its daily routes, after school bus drivers protested...
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Oklahoma District Changes School Bus Routes Due to Driving Conditions

An Oklahoma district is changing its routes after several buses slid off the road into ditches. In one instance, 30 students were trapped inside,...

Transfinder to Open Innovation Center in India in 2020

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Transfinder Corporation, the industry-leading school bus routing and logistics company, announced today that it will open a second international office in...

Alabama District Tackles School Bus Idling, Tracking with New Software

Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) in Alabama installed software for the new school year that shows the district has already reduced its fleet idling times...
August 2019 issue of School Transportation News

August 2019

Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and more. Read the full August 2019 Issue.  Cover Story Garage...
Students Boarding a School bus

Improving Route Optimization & Utilization

School bus transportation directors face continual challenges that are presented by changes in student populations and demographics in their district. As students graduate at...

How Transportation Directors Find Needed Dollars Through Technology

As part of a recent online panel, three student transportation professionals provided insights into how they work within tight budgets, get approval for innovative...

Maine Districts Enjoy Reduced Bus Driver Shortage & Increased Savings

Transfinder Corp. and the state of Maine are celebrating their 10-year anniversary working together to provide the safest and most efficient routing solution in...

3 Ways to Save Amidst Summer Budget Cuts

Education spending was cut by nearly $4 billion this fiscal year, leaving school districts scrambling to identify areas to streamline. But administrators can’t drop...

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...