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We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident ... PDF Print E-mail
Written by John Fahey   
Friday, 14 November 2014 10:44

Wikipedia tells us, "A truism is a claim that is so obvious or self-evident as to be hardly worth mentioning." I think we would all agree that our work as K–12 transportation professionals is one that is filled with truisms, concepts that are so obvious or self-evident we might find ourselves taking them for granted. This article explores eight of these truisms, documenting them so that we do not take them for granted but rather hold them up as shining examples of our vocations.

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Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 11:02
Remembering Brandon Billingsley: A Bear in the Best Possible Ways PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Friday, 24 October 2014 11:09

I called Brandon Billingsley "bear." I'm fairly certain many who knew him had the same or a similar nickname. If you knew the late president and owner of Heavy Duty Bus Parts and UltraLED, who passed away suddenly Tuesday morning at the far too young age of 42, I think you might agree. If ever somebody embodied a bear, it was Brandon.

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Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 14:17
Getting Past 'If Only They Knew' PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pete Meslin   
Monday, 20 October 2014 11:02

Recently I’ve been hearing phrases like “If they only knew how difficult” or “If they only knew how complicated.” Usually, the phrase is spoken in reference to some demand for service that someone is having trouble meeting and is used almost as an excuse for not being able to live up to expectations.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:02
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