A new alliance between the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo and the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) underlines the rising interest in adding zero-emissions vehicles to fleets, according to event organizers.
Though the rising number of homeless students has been well documented since the recession-era spike, new U.S. Department of Education data shows that record numbers are enrolled in public schools. As a result, school transportation departments are feeling the pinch of providing bus service for this population.
As recent headlines indicate, bullying on the school bus is a serious and somewhat common problem. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and bus contractor Student Transportation Inc., is doing something about it.