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Review upcoming editorial topics for our print and digital magazine editions, and browse article submission requirements. Contact STN Editor in Chief Ryan Gray for more information or to submit a story idea.

JANUARY – SECURITY issue

  • Backend Video Surveillance Software Interface
  • Student Bullying & Behavior
  • Driver Self Defense Training
    Alternative Fuels: Electric Vehicles (EVs), Propane & CNG
  • Student Tracking Apps & Bus Location
  • School Bus Communications

FEBRUARY – MAINTENANCE, SERVICE & PARTS issue

  • Mechanics Tool Box
  • Vehicle Telematics & Parts Replacement
  • Batteries & Electrical System Management
  • Greening the Yellow Fleet
  • Innovative Maintenance Bays
  • Engines, Diagnostics & Over the Air Programing

MARCH – TSD CONFERENCE & SPECIAL NEEDS issue

  • TSD Conference Preview
  • Wheelchair Securement Training
  • A/C Systems & Parts
  • Child Passenger Safety: Integrated Seating, Harnesses & Vests
  • Video Monitoring of Special Needs Students
  • Child Detection Technology

APRIL – SUPERINTENDENT & ADMIN issue

  • Utilizing Data to Drive Decisions
  • Onboarding School Bus Drivers & Retention
  • School Bus Contracting & Municipal Agreements: Liquidated Damages
  • Total Cost of Ownership & KPI’s for School Buses
  • Bell Time Changes
  • Reducing Fuel Consumption & Costs

MAY – SAFETY issue

  • Automated Vehicle Technology
  • School Bus Driver Risk Reduction & Training
  • LEDs & Lighting Solutions
  • Illegal Passing & Danger Zone
  • Lap-Shoulder Seat Belts Adoption
  • Reduction of Risk & Liability

JUNE – STN EXPO CONFERENCE Preview issue

  • STN EXPO Conference Preview
  • Engines, Emissions, Turbos & Drivetrain
  • Tablet (MDT) Onboard Tools for Drivers Driver, Staff & Attendant Training
  • Increasing Complexity of School Bus Systems
  • ASE Certification & Maintenance Training

JULY – PRIVATE FLEETS & SCHOOL BUS CONTRACTORS issue

  • Pilot Programs: New Equipment & Technology
  • Innovative & Growing Contractors: Profiles
  • Field Trips & Charters
  • Driver Sleep Apnea & Distractions
  • Cellular Data & Wi-Fi Trends
  • Fire Suppression Trends

AUGUST – FLEET OPERATIONS issue

  • Garage Stars: Industry Profiles
  • Refurbishing School Buses
  • Video Surveillance Review
  • Brakes, Drums, Rotors & Pads
  • Streamlining Pre/Post Inspections
  • Tires & Service

SEPTEMBER – TECHNOLOGY issue

  • VW Mitigation Trust Fund Projects
  • Technology Super Users
  • IoT on the School Bus
  • Technology Convergence: GPS, Video, Software & Tablets
  • Data Sharing & Usage on the School Bus
  • Incident Command & Management

OCTOBER – NAPT & NASDPTS CONFERENCE Preview issue

  • Rising Stars: Profiles in Leadership
  • NAPT & NASDPTS Conference Preview
  • Improving Parent Communications
  • Increased Driver Recruitment/Retention
  • Student Detection & Driver Reminders
  • Climate Control Trends

SHOW REPORTER (Conference Daily)

  • Onsite Coverage of the NAPT & NASDPTS Conferences

NOVEMBER – TRANSPORTATION DIRECTORS & LEADERSHIP issue

  • STN Leadership Award Winner Interview
  • Video Camera & DVR Upgrades
  • Staffing & Overtime
  • Transportation & Routing Software
  • Improved Vehicle Utilization
  • Occupant Restraints & Student Behavior

2018 GIANT INDUSTRY CALENDAR – Industry Events & Dates

DECEMBER – 2018 BUYERS GUIDE

  • Directory with Stats, Analysis & Industry Contacts