Tuesday, February 7, 2023


Dashcam view of green light priority being given to a Fulton County School System bus near Atlanta that was part of a connected vehicle pilot conducted in April 2022. (Photo courtesy of Applied Information.)

Connected School Bus Pilot Reduces Fuel Consumption, Travel Time

A first-of-its-kind connected vehicle pilot program run near Atlanta using cellular vehicle-to-everything technology and prioritized traffic signals resulted in combined improvements that could help...
Police officer holds breathalyzer device.

NTSB’s Alcohol Impairment Detection Recommendation More Nuanced for School Bus Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is including school buses in a call for mandatory passive-integrated alcohol impairment detection systems or similar technology, following...
inside of school bus, looking over school bus driver's shoulder

How Technology Solves School Bus Routing Challenges

A recent School Transportation News webinar made the case for technology as it can help make school bus routing easier for transportation staff and...
Elon Musk

SpaceX Announces Pilot Program for Starlink on School Buses to Close Homework Gap

School buses are once again in the national spotlight as SpaceX looks to equip its Starlink satellite internet constellation on the yellow vehicles to...

Federal Advisory Offers School Districts Techniques to Potentially Limit Ransomware Attacks

Over the past several years, the education sector has been a frequent target of ransomware attacks, or the hijacking of sensitive data by hackers...
John Daniels, vice president of marketing for Transfinder, is interviewed by STN Associate Editor Taylor Hannon on July 19, 2022 during the STN EXPO Trade Show. The company won the "Best Software" category of the inaugural STN Innovation Choice Awards, as selected by attendees. (Photo by Vincent Rios Creative.)

Five STN EXPO Reno Exhibitors Recognized with Inaugural Innovation Awards

Routing software, video camera systems, new electric buses and air filtration systems stood out to STN EXPO Reno attendees, as they chose five companies...

February 2023

Learn more about student transportation staff and rider safety in the latest issue! Read articles on securing school bus...

Buyer’s Guide 2023

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...


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