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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...
Screenshot of the current Safe Routes to School 2019-2020 website.

City of Las Vegas Envisions a ‘Google Maps’ for Student Walkers

The City of Las Vegas has released step one of its goal to create a walking app for students and parents, on the first...

GPS and Parent Apps are Coming to New York City

Parents of school bus riders in the five boroughs will soon be able to track their children for the first time as they ride...

New First Student President Osland Discusses Tyler Drive Customized Tablets

First Student announced that Paul Osland is officially the new president of the school bus contractor after he served in an interim capacity for...
Jim Harris speaking at the STN EXPO on July 28, 2019.

STN EXPO Keynote Disrupts Assumptions About Barriers to Implementing New Tech

Author and internationally-renowned speaker Jim Harris illustrated how technology disruption, namely autonomous and electric vehicles, is driving a revolution of how people live, work...
Zonar truck with school buses in the background

Zonar Announces Winners of New All-Star Awards Program

Smart-fleet management company Zonar announced the winners of its inaugural All-Star Awards program in three levels: gold, silver and bronze. The program was established 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...

Unique Experiences Captivate Attendees at STN EXPO Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — Cummins, Safe Fleet, Allison Transmission and Fogmaker provided STN EXPO Indy attendees with first-hand training on products they use on the job...
automated driving systems

NHTSA, FMCSA Invite Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued advance notices of proposed rule-making on the...

What To Know About School Bus Surveillance Before You Buy

Video systems provider REI recently presented a webinar that took a brand-agnostic look at school bus surveillance and gave tips on what to look...

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...