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Zonar Cites Collaboration as Reason for Strong Year

Zonar Systems, a Seattle-based provider of school bus fleet management systems and services, shared how its year has consisted of encouraging company and industry collaboration.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 09:36

Accuracy of School Bus Apps Relies on Routing Data

Are there inherent inefficiencies that are still an issue with school bus and student tracking apps? Are there issues with other new-generation high-tech products, such as lane change and braking…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:35

Idaho Association Honors School Bus Professionals of Year

Two employees of Cascade Student Transportation (CST) based in Meridian, Idaho won separate awards at the Idaho Association of Pupil Transportation (IAPT) conference in June.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:04

W.V. Policy Requires Bus Stop Supervision of K-3 Students

An updated policy throughout West Virginia requires parents and guardians to be present at both school bus pickup and drop-off locations for students in kindergarten through third grade.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:26

Blue Bird Propane School Bus Certified as Ultra-Low NOx

The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel injection…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:27

Renewable Diesel Grows in Popularity for School Buses

Transportation directors at Vista Unified School District in Southern California and Eugene School District 4J in southwest Oregon share why they made the decision to switch to renewable diesel for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:09

NTSB Names Landsberg as Next Vice Chair

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has appointed Bruce Landsberg as vice chairman, effective Jan. 1.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:13

STN EXPO Shares Real-World School Bus Seat Belt Experiences

A breakout session at the 2018 STN EXPO facilitated a conversation on lap/shoulder school bus seat belts, while three student transporters shared their real-life challenges and benefits that are associated with the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:16

Shutrump Humbled By Special Needs Award at STN EXPO

Three weeks after receiving the Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence at the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada, for her service to students with disabilities, Sue Shutrump still can’t…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 13:48

School Bus Engines Studied in Webinar

A School Transportation News webinar on school bus engines provided a broad review of Cummins, Inc. engines for the school bus market, covering all of the basic considerations for engine choice.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 01 August 2018 09:37

School Bus Wheelchair Securement Webinar Addresses FAQs

A free webinar by School Transportation News and bus wheelchair securement manufacturer Q’Straint/Sure-Lok provided answers to commonly-asked questions about safely transporting students in wheelchairs on school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:21