While safety is the primary goal of all student transportation professionals, those in charge of designing seating and securement systems for students with special needs have a particularly challenging road.
Yul Kwon, host of the PBS series "America Revealed," attorney, former legislative aide and the 2006 winner of the reality show "Surivor: Cook Islands," reached an agreement with STN Media Group to deliver the keynote address at the upcoming STN EXPO in July.
When Eric Watkins first heard that Dale County, Ala., school bus driver Charles Poland, Jr., had been fatally shot Jan. 29 while protecting students from an armed, on-board trespasser, the transportation director of Stewart County Schools in Dover, Tenn., was immediately transported back to March 2, 2005.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on his blog that he will not serve a second term as an Obama cabinet member. No timetable was given for him to step down as he will remain in the post until his successor tapped by President Obama is confirmed by Congress.