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Two Michigan Bills Aim to Mandate and Help Fund Seat Belts on School Buses PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:44

State Rep. Robert L. Kosowski last month introduced two bills to the Michigan House with the same goal — requiring seat belts on new school buses — and both remain in the House Transportation Committee. HB 5436, or “The Pupil Transportation Act,” would mandate that all new school buses provide a seat belt for every pupil, yet does not specify if it must be a lap belt or a lap/shoulder belt.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:30
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Student Transportation Inc. Clinches Contracts in Pennsylvania and South Carolina PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:43

Student Transportation Inc. (STI) announced that its subsidiary, Student Transportation of America, Inc. (STA), has won two new school transportation contracts in Pennsylvania. Both contracts with the Hempfield and East Penn school districts represent a switch from their current service provider.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:57
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Retiring Illinois Transportation Director Was NAPT’s First Female President PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 09:37

Lucy Harding may be closing a chapter on her 36-year career with Valley View (Ill.) School District when she retires at the end of this school year, but the transportation director is not closing the book. She loves the school transportation industry too much. Harding has plans to restart her school transportation consulting business so she can share her wealth of experience with other student transporters.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:30
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National Express Employees Acknowledged for Commitment to Giving, Safety PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Monday, 21 April 2014 12:58

National Express Corporation recently donated a school bus to a South Carolina community center and lauded employees in both California and Texas for their efforts to clean up the environment in one instance and create a safer environment in another.

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Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 14:46
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New York Bus Distributor Helps ‘Green-Up’ Fleets While Promoting Safety PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Friday, 18 April 2014 08:14

New “green” school buses seem to make headlines fairly regularly, yet there is still a sense of excitement when a school district receives them for the first time — as transportation staff at Niagara Wheatfield Central School District found when they received four brand-new, clean-diesel buses from IC Bus this month.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 08:55
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