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New Transportation Secretary Chao a Champion of Science

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Elaine Chao as the 18th transportation secretary and third woman to hold the position. The vote was 93 to 6. 
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Bill Would Use Illegal Passing Revenue to Pay for Seat Belts

Legislation was introduced this month before the Washington State Legislature that would require all newly purchased school buses to be equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts, with illegal passing cameras paying…
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Collins Bus Parent REV Group Listed on NYSE

Specialty vehicle manufacturer REV Group Inc.—parent company of school bus manufacturer Collins Bus—went public Friday with shares trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 January 2017 12:38

Full TSD Conference Agenda Online

The Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference features three dozen workshops that range from ensuring efficiency and compliance in route service to collaboration between school districts and Head…
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Blue Bird Awarded $4.4M to Develop Electric School Bus

Bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp. was awarded $4.4 million by the federal government to develop a zero-emissions, electric-powered school bus that could fund school districts through ‘Vehicle-to-Grid’ technology.
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 January 2017 09:22

ASBC ‘Love the Bus’ Going Local in February

The American School Bus Council has encouraged states and local districts nationwide to hold their own “Love the Bus” events next month, as there will not be a singular national…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 January 2017 09:06

11 First Student Locations Receive ASE Blue Seal

School bus contractor First Student announced 11 locations nationwide recently earned the Blue Seal of Excellence given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). 
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