Q&A: Blue Bird's Horlock Recaps 2016, Looks to New Year

We recently caught up with Blue Bird President and CEO Phil Horlock in between a fall vacation and the school bus OEM's annual dealer meeting to talk about the company's latest product launches and its corporate, publicly traded direction headed into 2017.

Transfinder, Synovia Sign Reseller Agreement

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Transfinder and Synovia Solutions have signed a reseller agreement that authorizes Synovia to sell Transfinder products. It is Transfinder’s first reseller agreement in the company’s 28-year history.

Steering the Wheel: Las Vegas Director Wins STN Leadership Award

After Clark County School District buses rolled out into the Las Vegas area in August to start route service for the new school year, they returned with in impressive 94-percent, on-time arrival rate. Everyone from the district administrators to transportation staff to parents was in a celebratory mood. Not Shannon Evans.

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Houston ISD Manager Saves School Bus Driver's Life

Houston ISD officials are crediting Northwest Motor Pool Area Manager Terriel Price with saving a school bus driver's life by performing the CPR techniques the district ensures employees receive each year.

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Tyler Technologies Launches Tyler Drive Tablet at STN EXPO

PLANO, Texas — Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced at the School Transportation News (STN) EXPO in Reno, Nevada, the introduction of Tyler Drive, an innovative software and hardware solution that turns the school bus into a mobile transportation management terminal.

EXPO Session Discusses Employee Drug Use

RENO, Nev. — A Saturday session at the STN EXPO covered reasonable suspicion drug testing. Presenter Tonica Lathrop, president of Sinnett Consulting Services, reiterated that drug testing should only be done based on evidence, never on hunches or “gut feelings.”

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