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Ohio Association President Focuses on Leaders of Today, Goals of Tomorrow - STN Media  School Transportation News

Editor's Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry. Melody Coniglio ...


School bus camera bill pitched to safeguard kids  Taunton Daily Gazette

BOSTON -- Over the course of a one-year study, researchers found more than 300 incidents in Medford and Quincy alone of vehicles illegally driving past school ...


Empire Center: School districts should be allowed to sell naming rights  The Daily Gazette

ALBANY -- New York school districts should be allowed to pursue advertising and naming rights deals on school grounds in a bid to bring in much needed ...


School bus drivers are wasting $9 million with GPS negligence  New York Post

The city Department of Education paid nearly $9 million for 6000 school-bus GPS units -- but up to 80 percent were never even turned on, according to a ...


Thomas Built Buses/Proterra To Deliver First 6 EV School Buses  InsideEVs

Public schools in Michigan selected Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school buses, powered by Proterra, for a five-year pilot program.


Lawrence School District residents air their transportation grievances  liherald.com

Parents in the Lawrence School District “blew up” the Lawrence District 15 page with comments and complaints on the transportation issues surrounding the first ...


Parents Fuming, Say NYC Failed To Deliver On Promise Of GPS Tracking Of School Buses  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Just one week into the new school year and hundreds of parents are complaining that a new GPS system that was supposed to ...


Michigan schools select Proterra powered electric school buses and charging systems for 5y pilot  Green Car Congress

In Michigan, Ann Arbor and Roseville public schools have selected the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus powered by Proterra ...


Even with new GPS, NYC parents still in the dark on school bus delays, locations  New York Daily News

A hotline the city's Education Department promised would give parents real-time information still can't track the whereabouts of all buses, angry parents told the ...


NYC school bus overhaul hits snags, but shows some improvement  New York Daily News

Hundreds of buses reported delays and bewildered parents said they couldn't get through to phone operators to track the whereabouts of missing vehicles.


DOE still can't figure out how to get special needs girl to school  New York Post

Thursday's start of the school year was another troubled one for an autistic Brooklyn girl, who last year missed the first full week of classes when the Department ...


Even with a year to do it, DOE couldn't make school bus GPS work smoothly  New York Post

It had a year to get it right, yet New York City's Department of Education still couldn't manage to get GPS school-bus tracking working when schools reopened ...


Proterra Powered Electric School Buses and Proterra Charging Systems Picked by Mich. Schools for Pilot - STN Media  School Transportation News

BURLINGAME, Calif. — Today Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley ...


Michigan school districts pilot vehicle-to-grid technology  Smart Energy

The Lion Electric has 11 of its electric buses in the Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation Electric School Bus Pilot Project.


First electric school buses roll out to West Michigan school districts  WWMT-TV

Michigan's first electric school buses were on the road beginning on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Seven Michigan school districts received 17 electric school buses ...


7 Michigan districts to receive electric school buses  WXYZ Detroit

Seven school districts in Michigan are receiving electric buses under a program designed to boost cleaner air and alternative energy.


7 downstate school districts to receive electric buses  UpperMichigansSource.com

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Seven school districts in Michigan are receiving electric buses under a program designed to boost cleaner air and alternative energy.


Anne Arundel County Public Schools Facing Bus Driver Shortage To Start New School Year  CBS Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Schools are facing a bus driver shortage to start the new academic year, causing concerns among parents at ...


GPS and Parent Apps are Coming to New York City - STN Media  School Transportation News

Parents of school bus riders in the five boroughs will soon be able to track their children for the first time as they ride to and from school. There will soon be GPS ...


North Dakota aims to better monitor school bus inspections  Jamestown Sun

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction aims to create an automated reporting system as the North Dakota Highway Patrol revamps its inspection ...


Michigan Agreement Paves way for 7 School Districts to Buy Electric School Buses  MI Headlines

LANSING, MI - Seven Michigan school districts will be the first in the state to use electric school buses to transport students under a funding agreement signed ...


Mexico Public Schools: Back-to-school bus safety  Mexico Ledger

Did you know that students are about 50 times more likely to arrive at school alive on a school bus than if they drive themselves or ride with friends? The safety ...


ConVal files counter appeal in new supreme court battle over adequate education  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The ConVal School District has filed a counter appeal in the Supreme Court of the appeal the state filed at the end of August to contest the Cheshire County ...


RSU 39 bus driver and custodian wins statewide award  The County

The RSU 39 (Caribou and Stockholm) Board of Education presented custodian and bus driver Lance Belanger with a specialized jacket during the board's Sept.


Voters approve MPS bond propositions  Mcalester News Capital

Randy Hughes sees a bright future for McAlester Public Schools.


Parents Will Be Able To Track NYC School Buses With An App  Gothamist

Via's CEO Daniel Ramot touted the benefits of the partnership in an interview with Fast Company. For starters, Via's technology will be an upgrade to the ...


Michigan School Districts Getting Electric Buses as Part of Vehicle-to-Grid Study  NGT News

Ann Arbor and Roseville public school districts in Michigan have selected Thomas Built Buses' Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus, powered by.


Arkansas' Simmons Couldn't Stay Away from the School Bus Industry - STN Media  School Transportation News

Mike Simmons returned to the Arkansas Department of Education as senior transportation manager recently, after leaving his position two and a half years ago ...


Slow down! Kids are back to school this week, and you could face big fines for driving unsafely  The Seattle Times

With many children in Washington state returning to school this week, it's time for drivers to slow down. Remember, no matter how late you are, you'll be later if a ...


School bus fails to show up; leaves children with special needs stranded  PIX11 New York

NEW YORK — Lainie Gutterman has two children with special needs who rely on City Department of Education buses to take them to their special-needs school ...


State aims to better monitor school bus inspections  Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction aims to create an automated reporting system as the North Dakota Highway Patrol revamps its inspection ...


Voters to decide on MPS school bonds | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Delilah Rodriguez wants to help students prepare for life after high school.


Minn. school bus drivers tally over 600 stop-arm violations in 1 day  Southernminn.com

In June, the last week of school in Duluth, two school buses stopped in the Lakeside neighborhood. The first bus had its red lights flashing, its stop-arm extended ...


Drivers urged to use caution as school starts  Plattsburgh Press Republican

State urging motorists to watch out for stopped school buses.


Nineteen precincts open for MPS bond election | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Voters will determine today whether to approve two bond propositions totaling more than $2.5 million that will bring an 8% tax increase if passed.


Bill would require cameras to catch school bus passing violators  Times Tribune of Corbin

A bill prefiled in Frankfort by State Rep. Robert Goforth, R-East Bernstadt, would require school districts to mount cameras on school buses that monitor other ...


More Kids are Riding More New Clean Diesel School Buses - STN Media  School Transportation News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This year, 1.6 million more kids are heading back to school riding in the newest advanced technology diesel buses, outfitted with the ...


Norfolk Southern Railroad Crossings Closed for Repair on Wednesday, Sep. 11  NBC 29 News

Norfolk Southern Railroad crossings at Dale Avenue and Concord Avenue will be closed for repair beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11 and ...


East Greenbush schools and police launch 'Operation Red Lights'  Troy Record

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. — East Greenbush Central School District and the East Greenbush Police Department launched 'Operation Red Lights' to remind all ...


Yellow Bus Service Sees Modest Gains At Start Of School | WNYC News  WNYC

Two days into the new school year, parents are reporting problems with buses, but not as many as last year. At the start of school last year, bus *service* was a ...


NYC school bus delays, breakdowns increased over 70% in 4 years, says report  SILive.com

The analysis found that most school bus problems occurred in the morning.


All NYC school buses equipped with GPS, but new technology is around the corner  New York Daily News

Every city school bus will have GPS this fall, to prevent hours long delays that have plagued school years past, the Daily News has learned.


646 Motorists Ticketed in NY for Illegally Passing Stopped School Buses in 1 Day, New Report Says - STN Media  School Transportation News

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Sept. 4 that state police will increase patrols to crackdown on dangerous drivers and ...


Lawmakers Propose Harsher Penalties for Motorists Who Pass Stopped School Buses - STN Media  School Transportation News

Two recently introduced bills in Michigan and a proposed bill in Ohio call for harsher penalties for drivers who pass a stopped school bus. In the National ...


District 833 to require seat belts on school buses  River Towns

School District 833 has purchased 10 new buses with lap and shoulder harnesses. They'll replace an equal number of retired vehicles. The district will swap out ...


Red lights on school bus mean stop  Monroe Evening News

DUNDEE — Quickly turning right on M-50, the Dundee Police chief hugged the tail of an area school bus. With one hand clutching a handheld radio and the ...


In Brunswick, on Georgia coast, hurricane evacuation proceeds with calm  Atlanta Journal Constitution

School buses are evacuating needy Brunswick residents on Georgia coast to a Red Cross shelter in Columbus as Hurricane Dorian approaches.


Why Are School Buses Yellow? | History  Smithsonian.com

In a 1939 issue of American Childhood, the lyrics to the song, “The Wheels on the Bus,” made their first public appearance. Songwriter Verna Hills composed ...


Cincinnati Public Schools is rerouting yellow bus service for about 11,000 students  WCPO

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Public Schools is rerouting yellow bus *service* for about 11,000 students two weeks into the school year following complaints from ...


Iowa Becomes Fifth State to Require Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts In School Buses - STN Media  School Transportation News

A new rule in Iowa will require that lap/shoulder seatbelts are installed in all new school buses ordered on or after Oct. 2, 2019. The Iowa State Board of ...


Stop arm cameras approved in NYS | Opinion  Plattsburgh Press Republican

A new law authorizing school districts to install stop arm cameras on school buses will take effect on Sept. 5 to deter motorists who pass stopped school buses.


Laws to protect children riding the school bus could become more strict under new bill  MLive.com

The legislation would increase penalties for drivers who fail to stop for a school bus displaying its stop signals.


Before The Bell | School Bus Safety  WHP Harrisburg

Over the next few days, most kids in Central Pennsylvania will be heading back to school. That means, school buses will be out in full force and drivers need to ...


COMMENTARY: School safety measures remain top priority  Utica Observer Dispatch

School is back in session across New York. For many students it is a return to a familiar routine, but for some it is the start of a completely new world. For all of us, ...


More Kids Riding More New Advanced-Technology Diesel School Buses are Headed Back to School in 2019  Yahoo Finance

This year, 1.6 million more kids are heading back to school riding in the newest advanced technology diesel buses, outfitted with the latest safety equipment ...


dynaCERT’s New HG2 Model Achieves an A+ in School Bus Trials  Yahoo Finance

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- dynaCERT Inc. (TSX VENTURE: DYA) (DYFSF) (DMJ.F) is pleased to report on the notable field trial results ...


Pass a stopped school bus? It can cost you up to $300 in WI.  WTMJ-TV

You may have to pay a hefty fine if you pass a stopped school bus in Wisconsin. Fines vary by city, but it can cost you between $30 and $300.


Student Transportation of America  The Batavian

Submitted photo and information from Student Transportation of America: ALEXANDER -- Bus driver Vikki Boyce Czechowicz, who works for Alexander-based ...


Texas DPS Responds to Complaints of Overcrowded School Buses - STN Media  School Transportation News

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released a public *service* announcement reminding school bus drivers and school districts of the dangers of ...


School bus safety focus of new legislation  Huron Daily Tribune

HURON COUNTY — A pair of legislators would like you to pay closer attention to any school bus displaying its stop signals. Failure to do so could cost Michigan ...


Tyler Technologies and First Student Unveil Advanced Tablet Technology - STN Media  School Transportation News

PLANO, Texas — Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced today a partnership and pilot program with First Student, North America's leading provider of school ...


Pittsburgh is looking for a few good crossing guards  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Marlene Lamanna has greeted children on their way to school every day for 41 years, and Monday was no different. She was stationed at the corner of Hampton ...


Minnesota school bus drivers tally over 600 stop-arm violations in 1 day  PostBulletin.com

About 2300 Minnesota bus drivers tallied more than 600 stop-arm violations in a single day during a survey that was conducted in April.


Experts say school bus safety law is flawed  KCCI Des Moines

One of the main problems you have with the law is that it's a 30-day loss of license,” Chris Darling said.


Lorain County Avon Lake passes new law increasing fine for illegal bus passing Courtney Shaw 9  News 5 Cleveland

The Avon Lake City Council unanimously voted to increase the finer for illegal bus passing to $750 and give a judge the option to send the violator to jail for 30 ...


CUSDWatch: CUSD Brings Back Busing for 2020-21  Patch.com

CUSDWatch: CUSD Brings Back Busing for 2020-21 - San Juan Capistrano, CA - Purchase Orders for Student Transportation $1.4 million this month.


Hillsborough school leaders back hazardous walking conditions proposal  WFLA

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Florida state statute says a school bus is not required to pick up students who live two miles or less away from the ...


Fallsburg seeks increased safety  The River Reporter

FALLSBURG, NY — According to a new survey by the American Psychological Association and the Harris Poll, a third of adults in the U.S. are so stressed by ...


Ohio’s Largest School District Buys Bus Navigation Technology  Government Technology

Columbus city schools, with 834 buses, has spent $1 million in federal grants for tablet computers with GPS that will display bus routes and announce ...


11,000 CPS students start new bus routes  WLWT Cincinnati

Tuesday, 11,000 Public School students started new bus routes. Zaria Davis's daughter was not one of those students. She says she's been back and forth with ...


Early voting on third floor for MPS election  Mcalester News Capital

Floodwaters which swept inside the Pittsburg County Courthouse during heavy rains last week did more than cause property damage.


Iowa Crash Test Identifies Limits of Protection in School Bus Compartmentalization - STN Media  School Transportation News

The Iowa Pupil Transportation Association (IPTA) performed a controlled bus crash demonstration this summer to address child safety concerns. IPTA concluded ...


New School Year Brings New School Bus Law In NY  WAMC

As the new school years begins, a new law in New York allows school buses to be equipped with cameras to provide evidence when a driver breaks the law by.


Gordon-Rushville Public Schools DISTRICT 1O INVOICES SEPTEMBER 2019  Sheridan County Journal Star

Vendor Name, Amount; Description, Checking , 1, Fund:, 01, DISTRICT 10, TEACHER SUPPLIES, AMAZON CREDIT PLAN, 119.20; BELL SYSTME, ...


Findings in fatal school bus crash lead Maine to consider fitness tests for drivers  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The Maine Department of Education is considering new physical fitness requirements for school bus drivers following a federal investigation into a fatal school ...


New Joliet Township High School Buses Equipped With Stop Arm Cameras  1340 WJOL

The new Joliet Township High School buses have an additional feature designed to keep students safe. JTHS buses now have Stop Arm Violator Cameras ...


Local News: Waiting for a green light (9/2/19)  Spencer Daily Reporter

Legislature to review requirement for seat belts on new school buses. A longtime feature, or lack thereof, of school buses may be coming to an end as early as ...


Our View: Traffic spike demands attentive driving | Editorials  Mankato Free Press

The uptick in recent traffic in Mankato and North Mankato is noticeable to anyone who spent the summer here.


New Botanical Garden bus shelter unveiled - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads  Saipan Tribune

The Public School System's Office of Pupil Transportation transports about 3,000 students to and from bus shelters to their assigned schools everyday. However ...


David Wright's Wilson County unique school bus casket represents 50-year legacy  The Tennessean

David Wright's Wilson County school bus casket represents a 50-year career "that affected peoples lives," for generations of students.


SAD 27 directors to meet Aug. 26, 2019  fiddleheadfocus.com

FORT KENT, Maine — The 862nd meeting of the directors of SAD 27 will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in the library at Community High School.


Albemarle County's Bus Driver Shortage Taking its Toll on Families & Employees  NBC 29 News

Students in Albemarle County are now back in the classroom for the school year but a critical bus driver shortage is taking its toll on families and employees.


NASDPTS Seeks Expanded Delay of New Entry-Level Driver Training Rule - STN Media  School Transportation News

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) asked the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to ...


Restore job security for school bus drivers  amNY

The elimination of a contractual safeguard for 8000 NYC school bus drivers, matrons and mechanics that threw the bus system into disarray was a low point of ...


BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT NO. 81-0010 SEPTEMBER 9, 2019  Sheridan County Journal Star

OPEN MEETING. The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Kruger. The meeting followed the guidelines of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act as stated in ...


Driver for Alexander-based school bus company wins Heroism Award  The Batavian

Submitted photo and information from Student Transportation of America: ALEXANDER -- Bus driver Vikki Boyce Czechowicz, who works for Alexander-based ...


Local bus driver earns top ten award in international competition  The Macomb Daily

Students may struggle in September to come up with a theme for essays on how they spent their summer vacation, but L'Anse Creuse Public Schools bus driver ...


NYC school bus delays and breakdowns increased 73% in four years, with special education kids most impacted  New York Daily News

The number of school bus breakdowns and delays has increased dramatically in recent years.


Use of stop-arm cameras should be state law  Bowling Green Daily News

In recent weeks, many state newspapers have published editorials warning motorists about the importance of the care and caution required to make sure ...


Potency, access and overconsumption have Elgin police worried with legalized pot on the horizon  Chicago Tribune

Elgin police say they're worried that with the marijuana becoming legal on Jan. 1, too many people will be getting behind a car wheel without realizing how ...


Minnesota school bus drivers tally more than 600 stop-arm violations per day  Duluth News Tribune

About 2,300 Minnesota bus drivers tallied more than 600 stop-arm violations in a single day during a survey that was conducted in April. Written By: Adelle ...


This Morning: Michigan’s first electric school buses to be unveiled in Lansing  WLNS

Michigan's first electric school buses will be showcased Thursday, Sept. 12, in Lansing under a program that supports cleaner air, alternative fuel options, and a ...


Whitewater schools boost student mental health services  Daily Union

WHITEWATER — In the past, a Whitewater elementary school student experiencing a crisis sometimes had to wait a day before seeing one of the district's two ...


Bus driver uses puppet theater project to help encourage student safety | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

ANGOLA — When Chris Willard isn't driving a school bus, she is busy advocating for school bus safety. She has been driving bus for Lake Shore School Distric.


Technology helping Columbus school bus drivers navigate routes  The Columbus Dispatch

A cutting-edge navigation system gives drivers real-time traffic information to improve on-time performance. Eventually, the system could be integrated with ...


California Law: Passing Stopped School Buses  Lamorinda, CA Patch

CA Law: Passing Stopped School Buses - Lamorinda, CA - 12 children died nationwide during a 6 month stretch last school year.


Jeffco student athletes will have to leave class earlier or take charters to games because of bus driver shortage  Herald Publicist

Pupil athletes in Jeffco Public Colleges might must get out of sophistication earlier or depend on constitution buses to get to competitions because the.


Nov. 5 election: Queen Creek, Higley school districts seek budget overrides  Queen Creek Independent

Voters within the Queen Creek and Higley unified school district boundaries will decide Nov. 5 if they can continue maintenance and operations 15% budget ...


Orthodox yeshivas are not swindling public funds. Far from it.  JTA News

Rabbi Avi Shafran. August 20, 2019 3:06 pm. Yeshiva students gather outside school in Brooklyn. Recently proposed New York State guidelines would ...


Board of Education Minutes District 81-0010 August 12, 2019  Sheridan County Journal Star

OPEN MEETING. The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Kruger. The meeting followed the guidelines of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act.. Roll Call: ...


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