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NAPT Member Spotlight: Candance Harris, CSPT

We spoke with Candance Harris, CSPT, transportation area manager for Chesterfield County Public Schools in Virginia. In addition to speaking about her recently completed CSPT certification, Harris detailed the unique challenges facing her district, and how the district is working to solve them. Please introduce yourself and tell us about your district I am Candance […]

NAPT Member Spotlight: Karen Middleton, CDPT

School BUSRide spoke with Karen Middleton, CDPT, director of transportation at Woodward Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her CDPT certification in 2023, and spoke with us about that experience, as well as the unique challenges her district faces. Please introduce yourself and tell us about your district. Woodward Academy is one of the largest […]

Welcome to the March Issue!

In the modern world, finding reliable and valuable information can be a real challenge. That’s why in every issue of our publication, we strive to offer our members the essential information and resources aimed to help achieve operational success. While the yellow bus remains an educational icon, in truth it is not the same today […]

Forest River acquires Collins Bus, strengthening position as America’s premier shuttle and school bus builder

  Forest River Bus, LLC., a subsidiary of Forest River, Inc. and the nation’s leading shuttle bus and van manufacturer, proudly announces the acquisition of Collins Bus, one of America’s oldest and most successful school bus builders. Collins Bus, with a rich history spanning over 50 years, was founded in 1967 in Kansas City, Missouri, […]

Transfinder year end results: 2023 revenue up 23%

Transfinder Corp.’s streak of year-over-year revenue growth was extended to 26 following a record $35.4 million in revenue in 2023, a 23 percent increase from $28.9 million in 2022. Transfinder, which provides school transportation management and logistics solutions to more than 2,300 school districts throughout North America also added 164 school districts to its roster […]

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2024!

This year has started with a roar! I don’t think there is anywhere in the USA that has not been impacted by some type of weather issues. As I write this, we are setting freezing temperatures, and I am looking out at snow covered grounds. My thoughts go out to all our members who are […]

From the NAPT Executive Director & CEO: December

Following many of our members on social media is a joy for me! I truly love seeing how you, your colleagues, and your drivers celebrate the holidays! The creativity and fun are contagious, and I know that your passengers must love the season as well because of the joy you bring to your work! Thank […]

Durham School Services expands partnership with Duval County Public Schools

  Durham School Services (DSS), a leader in student transportation, is proud to announce that it will be servicing Duval County Public Schools’ Geographical Service Area (GSA) 1 students starting August of 2024 for the next five years. Durham School Services currently serves GSA 3, and now, together with GSA 1, will operate over 400 […]

National Association for Pupil Transportation sees new board leadership

The National Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to announce the results of its recently held elections for President-Elect, Region 4 Director, and Affiliate Director. Results were announced on the Trade Show floor at the Closing Business Meeting of the 46th Annual Conference in Columbus, OH, followed by an email announcement to all voting members. […]