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Dallas County Schools to Close, School Bus Service Unchanged for Now

Dallas-area schools are telling parents and students as well as transportation employees that service will remain unchanged for the remainder of the school year following voters approving the dissolution of…
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Peggy Stone Wins NAPT Continuing Education Leadership Award

Sponsor Thomas Built Buses awarded Peggy Stone, supervisor of transportation at the Elkview bus terminal for West Virginia’s Kanawha County Schools, with the NAPT Continuing Education Leadership Award in honor of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 17:17

NAPT Announces New Board Members at Summit

Barry Sudduth took over as National Association for Pupil Transportation president during industry conferences in Columbus, Ohio and was joined on the board by Rick Grisham, the 2017 STN Leadership…
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Electric School Buses, Technology Highlight NAPT Trade Show

Another national trade show has come and gone, with school bus manufacturers and suppliers headed to their respective corners of the country, but not before showing their wares to hundreds…
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Electric School Bus Events Provide Hands-On Experience

COLUMBUS, Ohio — While nearly all school bus manufacturers now or soon will offer electric vehicle options, two gave conference attendees the opportunity to drive them during industry conferences here.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:11

IC Bus Puts 'ChargE' into Industry with Electric School Bus

COLUMBUS, Ohio – IC Bus expects to launch its new ChargE electric school bus as early as 2019, the manufacturer announced at the open of the National Association for Pupil…
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America's Best Inspector, Technician Crowned in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jeremiah Bradberry of Cobb County School District near Atlanta won the America’s Best Technician award while Bryce Ivie of the Utah Highway Patrol was named America’s Best…
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Zonar Awards $500K in Technology Grants to 33 School Districts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – School bus GPS and fleet management company Zonar announced the winners of the seventh annual Don Carnahan Memorial Grant to equip about 1,500 school buses nationwide with…
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NASDPTS Discusses Proper Oversight of School Bus Drivers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services hosted a Sunday afternoon roundtable conversation on how to address "fake news" published by the media amid…
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Electric School Buses in the Midwest?

As with many things environmental, California and the Northeast are leading the way on electric school bus adoption, thanks to state grants, cap-and-trade funds, electric vehicle incentives and programs that…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 05 November 2017 13:47

Thomas Built Buses Ignites More Electric Talk with New ZEV

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thomas Built Buses joined the race to zero emissions on Saturday with the unveiling of a new all-electric school bus at a joint National Association for Pupil…
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EPA School Bus Rebate Program Application Deadline Looms

The U.S. EPA reminded school bus operators that they have through Nov. 14 to submit applications for their share of over $7 million in grant money for cleaner vehicle emissions.
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IC Bus to to Unveil Electric School Bus at NAPT Summit

Navistar announced prior to start of the National Association for Pupil Transportation Summit in Columbus, Ohio that IC Bus will unveil a new all-electric concept school bus.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 November 2017 13:05