Past Issues

Show Reporter 2017

show reporter 2017 Show Reporter 2017

Review the highlights of the 2017 NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference in Columbus, Ohio. 

November 2017

november17 coverPhotography by Erwin HarrisonGreatness extends beyond the school bus with Rick Grisham’s dedicated efforts to improve student transportation nationwide. Read more about this year’s STN Leadership Award Winner starting on page 28

October 2017

october 2017Photography by Vince Rios

Mike Sawyer finally realized his dream of making the cover of a national school bus publication, and he’s only 38. Meet him and other transportation leaders who are standing tall despite being under the age of 40.

September 2017

September 17 STN Cover 310pxPhoto by Vince RiosTim Shannon, director of transportation for Twin Rivers Unified School District in Sacramento, California, highlights many student transporters who have turned to the power of technology to make the job of transporting students even safer and more efficient. 

August 2017


Back for its second year, “Garage Stars” introduces you to 10 fleet maintenance professionals lauded by their superiors and peers for not only their technical acumen in the school bus garage but the teamwork they foster to help ensure the safety of the vehicles and students in their care. In all, STN received 65 nominations, all of which can be found online. 

July 2017

July17 STN Cover 310pxPhoto by Erwin Harrison This month is highlighted by a Q&A with David Duke, the retiring CEO of National Express, LLC. He discusses why he's stepping aside for incoming CEO Matthew Ashley as well as how the Chattanooga bus crash last fall helped shape the company's latest innovations, all in a milestone anniversary year. 

June 2017

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We sat down with GM Matt Scheuler to discuss the 50th anniversary of Type-A school bus manufacturer Collins Bus and the innovations since day one that have allowed the company to stand out in the industry.

May 2017

mayPhoto Courtesy: Thomas Built Buses School bus safety is once again our focus, with stories this month centering on the proper use and adjustment of mirror systems, the evolution of detection technology to mitigate crashes as well as improve student safety in the “Danger Zone” and the ever-controversial issue of lap-shoulder seat belts.

April 2017

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Cover Photo by James Jones
The school bus industry continues to push the importance of WC18 and WC19 standards to provide complete securement safety to students transported in wheelchairs. National training at the vendor level and at this month’s TSD Conference aims to help spread the word. 

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