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The Sum of Its Parts: Inventory Management Systems Increase Garage Efficiencies

David Benson sits at his desk, a Blue Bird calendar hanging on the wall behind him. Above that is a framed illustration of “Peanuts”...

BusPatrol to Be Used to Protect Virginia Children

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — BusPatrol announced on Feb. 7 a new partnership with Chesapeake Public Schools in Virginia that will make the journey to and...

Highway Loss Data Institute Board of Directors Appoints New Chair

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Highway Loss Data Institute announced the election of Andrew Woods as chair of its board of directors on Jan. 6....

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...
An older driver greets students as they board the school bus.

Virginia Bills Would Protect State Retirement for School-Bus Job Seekers

New bipartisan legislation in the Old Dominion State would allow retired state workers to be rehired by public school districts without having their pensions...
TONY is shown operating in Crozet, Virginia.

Autonomous Shuttle Bus Trial by Perrone Robotics and Albemarle County Successfully...

CROZET, Va. — Perrone Robotics, Inc. (PRI), in collaboration with Albemarle County today successfully concluded a three-month trial period of free public demonstration rides...

Blue Bird Delivers Record 15,000th Propane School Bus

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The 18 buses delivered to Newport News Public Schools may look ordinary, but a unique fuel powers them: propane. Their...

Virginia City Ordinance Paves Way for School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools will move forward with equipping its school buses with video cameras that capture stop-arm runners following the city council’s...
Sign showing direction of closest electric charging station.

Virginia Earmarks $20M in VW Funds to Spur Electric School Bus...

Virginia school districts will be able to start applying for Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust funds early next year to upgrade diesel school buses to...
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Largest Electric School Bus Deployment Ever of 1,000 Vehicles Set

Dominion Energy Virginia has announced plans for the largest electric school bus deployment in the U.S., with the aim of reducing emissions, providing cost...

February 2020

STN’s bus garage issue features articles about selecting maintenance software, being proactive when inspecting and maintaining fleets,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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