School Bus Fleet Magazine - February 2014

COVER STORY

Team stays proactive to maintain safe service

By Kelly Aguinaldo

From its school bus maintenance to its driver training, the transportation employees at Forest Hills Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Mich., look ahead and analyze information to identify potential problems or areas that need improvement.

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FEATURES

Team Stays Proactive to Maintain Safe Service

From its school bus maintenance to its driver training, the transportation employees at Forest HIlls Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Mich., look ahead and analyze information to identify potential problems or areas that need improvement.

Cooperative Helps Districts Save Time, Money

Walla Walla (Wash.) School District won matching funds from the state to obtain funds for a facility to support a cooperative that serves three school district transportation departments, and it hasn't cost taxpayers additional tax dollars. The Southeast Washington Transportation Cooperative provides vehicle maintenance at a fraction of the cost of local shops as well as a driver training program that saves districts staff and time.

Rising Costs, Security and Bus Eligibility Cuts are Key Issues

Having held a variety of leadership roles in the industry, Don Carnahan brings diverse insight to his second term as president of NAPT.  Here, he shares his perspectives on changes and challenges in pupil transportation.

A/C Units Keep Current with Cooling Needs

Trends in school bus air-conditioning systems include increased demand for bullhead evaporators and rooftop units, officials say.  Here's a look at key features in the latest cooling technology.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - February 2014
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