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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 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:12

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 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 09:44

2019 Industry Events Calendar—Free Listings Are Invited

Conference planners are invited to submit brief listings for their 2019 state and national school bus events for inclusion in STN’s printed and online 2019 Industry Events Calendar.
  • Last modified on Monday, 13 August 2018 17:13

NTSB Names Landsberg as Next Vice Chair

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) appointed Bruce Landsberg as vice chairman, effective Jan. 1.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 09 August 2018 09:17

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 Tuesday, 07 August 2018 16:23

Shutrump Humbled By Grandolfo 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 Monday, 06 August 2018 17:15

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, 01 August 2018 13:38

Collins Bus Wins $26M Paratransit Contract in NYC

The New York City Transit is purchasing 400 paratransit buses from Collins Bus, after the subsidiary of REV Group won a contract for its largest commercial order in company history.
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 July 2018 09:55

N.J. Senate Transportation Committee OK’s 12 School Bus Bills

The New Jersey Senate Transportation Committee approved 12 important school bus safety bills on July 26. The prospects for eventual passage continue to look positive. The bills propose to improve bus…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 July 2018 12:08

Legal Woes Worsen for Convicted School Bus Driver Walker

The legal grief for convicted school bus driver Johnthony Walker of Chattanooga, just gets worse and worse, as his statutory rape case proceeds. Now he gets to face a grand jury.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 July 2018 16:16

NJ Multiple School Bus Crash Latest to Draw Public Ire

A chain-reaction crash in Medford Township that involved five school buses in a caravan returning from a summer camp in southern New Jersey, could have been far worse. No serious injuries were…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 August 2018 10:00