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Calif., Texas, N.J. School Districts Win in Zonar and NAPT’s Carnahan...

SEATTLE, Wash. — Zonar, the leader in smart fleet technology, and the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT), today announced the recipients of the...
Stock photo of a school bus.

Texas School Bus Driver Suffers Medical Emergency, Student Hailed as a...

A school bus driver at Schertz Cibolo Universal City School District in Texas suffered a medical episode behind the wheel earlier this week, reported...

JVCKENWOOD Announces NX-1200/1300 Multi-Protocol Portables

IRVING, Texas — The new NX-1200/1300 portables operate in two digital protocols – NXDN and DMR – and analog, enabling multi-protocol operation and a...

Update: Preschooler Dies Days After Being Found Unresponsive on School Bus

A 3-year-old boy who was discovered unresponsive by Robinson Independent School District transportation employees on the school bus Friday and died at a hospital...

HopSkipDrive Launches in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

DALLAS — HopSkipDrive, the safe and innovative transportation solution for families and schools, announced today that it has launched service in the Dallas-Fort Worth...
A school bus driving through flooded roads on Sept. 19 in Houston. Hurricane Imelda reportedly dumped 40 inches of rain in over 72 hours. (Photo: Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images.)

Texas School Districts Hit with Severe Flooding Due to Tropical Depression...

The National Weather Service is reporting a flood warning in effect until early Saturday morning, due to Tropical Depression Imelda hitting Houston and surrounding...
Applicants to become bus drivers at Bryan ISD in Texas train to pass their CDL permit test. The school district now has 100 percent of its route filled for the 2019-2020 school year, and backup drivers to fill in when needed.

Texas School District Reverses School Bus Driver Shortage with Pay-to-Train Program

Many school districts and transportation professionals have attempted to solve the driver shortage dilemma at their school district. Simeon Gates, assistant director of transportation...

Round Up: Weapons On, Around School Buses

Over the past two weeks, several incidents were reported nationally regarding weapons on a school bus or at a school bus stop. In North...
Students in school bus doing homework.

Texas DPS Responds to Complaints of Overcrowded School Buses

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released a public service announcement reminding school bus drivers and school districts of the dangers of...
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FBI Details Dallas County Bribery Scandal Over School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Several years ago, the main school transportation provider in the Dallas area added stop-arm cameras to its school buses, to keep students safer and...

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...