Transportation Consortiums Cut Costs and Boost Training
Genesee Intermediate School District's transportation consortiums provide service to special needs and career/technical students in 21 districts. Route, bus maintenance and other efficiencies have saved participating districts $42.4 million since 1997, while service continues to expand. Driver training is extensive.
Hurricane Sandy: the Impact on NYC's School Bus Fleets
Last fall's massive storm on the East Coast created a surge of challenges for student transportation in New York City, from flooded bus yards and offices to fuel and equipment shortages. Here's an overview of the crisis and how the city's Office of Pupil Transportation responded.
Child-Check Devices: A Vital Reminder
To protect kids from being left stranded, drivers have to carefully check their bus. Electronic systems can help keep that duty from being neglected.
Small Buses Supplement
This section highlights information about Type A and B school buses. Also covered in the supplement are topics related to the transportation of students who have special needs.
* Industry News - Small Buses
* Small Bus Specifications
* Special-Needs Collaboration Streamlines Service
* Survey: Special-Needs Transporters Are Well-Equipped for the Job
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Special Needs Product Highlights
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