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GreenPower appoints K. Neal as a school bus dealer for the state of Maryland and Washington D.C.

  GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, today announced the appointment of K. Neal International Trucks, Inc. as an exclusive dealer for GreenPower’s all-electric Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST school buses for the state of Maryland and Washington D.C. “We are excited to be working […]

First Student reaches 1,000,000 electric school bus miles

First Student continues to lead the way in school bus electrification, reaching 1,000,000 electric school bus miles. The company operates the largest number of electric school buses, with currently more than 230 delivering safe and reliable transportation for almost 800,000 students this school year. Reaching one million miles is a significant milestone in First Student’s […]

Transfinder 2022 revenue soars to $29M

Transfinder Corp. reported $28.9 million in revenue in 2022, a 24 percent increase from $23.3 million in 2021, representing 25 years of consecutive year-over-year revenue growth. Transfinder, which provides school transportation management and logistics solutions to about 2,300 school districts throughout North America also landed 192 school districts as clients, with more than half (53 […]

Dearborn Public Schools hailed as Blue Bird’s first electric bus customer in Michigan

  Blue Bird Corporation, the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, has delivered its first electric school bus to Michigan. The state-of-the-art, zero-emission vehicle will serve Dearborn Public Schools and usher in a new era of clean student transportation for the school district. Dearborn Public Schools is the third largest school district in Michigan […]

Collins® delivers all-electric type A school bus to Colorado’s first all-electric fleet

  Collins Bus, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. and an industry leader in manufacturing Type A School Buses, Multi-Function School Activity Buses (MFSAB), childcare buses and electric/alternative fuel buses has delivered an all-electric Type A school bus to Peak to Peak Charter School, which operates Colorado’s first all-electric school bus fleet. The K-12 charter public school, […]

EverDriven hires global leader in customer care

EverDriven Technologies, the leader in alternative student transportation for school districts nationwide, announced that Todd Provino has joined the company or team as Senior Vice President of Operations, responsible for building out operational efficiencies and expanding and developing the company’s internal and field operations teams. Provino has more than 20 years of experience in customer […]

Somers Central School District captures nearly 300 motorists illegally passing stopped school buses

BusPatrol and the Somers Central School District today released new data showing nearly 300 motorists that illegally passed a stopped school buses over a two-month period.  BusPatrol and the school district also released several videos of close encounters, providing the public a firsthand look into the dangerous driving behavior that routinely endangers young children when getting […]

NAPT® announces new Executive Director and CEO

The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT®) and the NAPT® Foundation today announced the appointment of a new Executive Director and CEO to lead the organizations into the future. “We are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Molly McGee-Hewitt to serve as the new leader of our association and our foundation. I join with […]

EverDriven grows technical team to help enhance student transportation options

EverDriven, the leader in technology-enabled alternative student transportation for school districts nationwide, today announced the appointment of Sonu Kansal as the Chief Technology Officer. The hiring of Kansal comes as EverDriven continues to grow its technical prowess and advance its already robust platform to help districts meet challenges in student transportation today, and in the […]

NAPT seeks new Executive Director

  The National Association for Pupil Transportation and the NAPT Foundation have embarked on a nationwide search for an Executive Director who will succeed Michael (Mike) Martin, who led the organizations for some 27 years, and stepped down to pursue other professional activities especially in collaboration with NAPT. (see May 23 2022 Dispatch). This search for […]