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Technicians: The Elite Force Keeping School Buses Running

In contrast to the very noticeable yellow school bus, the technicians and inspectors who ensure said vehicles operate safely are often overlooked, but that does not lessen their importance.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 14 June 2018 16:22

Becoming Prepared for School Bus Security

If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the preventive driver and student training advised by security experts with law enforcement experience could save lives onboard a…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 14:33

Learning from Israel’s Experiences with Bus Terrorism

Editor’s note: Protective intelligence is defined as the training of people in how to spot behaviors and communications that indicate a potential target is being surveilled prior to an attack.…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 15:42

New School Bus Garages & Good Bosses

Sometimes what student transportation operations need for sucess is a totally new bus garage. Other times, increased efficiency is a result of individuals rather than things.
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 09:53

Q&A with NASDPTS' Hollander on Annual Conference

We recently sat down with Diana Hollander, the state director of student transportation at the Nevada Department of Education and the sitting president of NASDPTS. We talked about lap-shoulder belts,…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 05 November 2017 13:45

Schools Use Higher Math for Better Bus Routing

Expanding on a smart routing article in the September 2017 issue of School Transportation News magazine, this online exclusive shares how technology and higher math cooperated to create improved routing…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 September 2017 12:33

CHP Talks Paul Lee School Bus Safety Bill

STN recently conducted a question-and-answer session with the California Highway Patrol, which is in charge of the development of regulations on the child-check technology that must be added to all California…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 September 2017 12:34

Meet the 2017 STN Garage Star Nominees

Earlier this year, we called for nominations of outstanding fleet management professionals as candidates for profiles in the August issue of School Transportation News magazine. Sixty-five total entries were received…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 12:43

Alt-Fuel School Bus Grants: To Use or Not?

In exploring the topic of alternative fuels from the most recent School Transportation News reader survey, we identified a need to delve deeper into the role that grant projects are playing for…
  • Last modified on Friday, 31 March 2017 19:37

Examining the Trends of Transporting Special-Needs Children

The latest survey from School Transportation News explored the various aspects of transporting special-needs children, including wheelchair safety, fire suppression technology and the growing rate of students diagnosed with autism.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 16:41

School Leaders Voice Fear of Proposed Medicaid Cuts

A House budget proposal backed by Republicans would cut Medicaid spending by at least 25 percent by shifting costs to states through block grants, a move educators fear would cause…
  • Last modified on Monday, 27 February 2017 16:49