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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. […]

Member Spotlight: Alicia Williams, Waukegan School District 60

In this month’s NAPT Member Spotlight, we spoke to Alicia Williams, manager of transportation and child nutrition for Waukegan School District 60 in Waukegan, Illinois. Please introduce yourself and tell us about your district My name is Alicia Williams. I am the manager of transportation and child nutrition for Waukegan School District 60. We are […]

After-Sale Support Makes the Difference with Suspensions

As the school bus transportation industry continues to demand lightweight products that offer improved ride and performance, it is essential that manufacturers and suppliers are working to provide significant resources in order to deliver exceptional serviceability to their customers. Hendrickson’s Field Service team is committed to offering industry leading product support, tools, education, technical and […]

Los Fresnos Routes, Tracks Buses with Transfinder

Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District (Los Fresnos CISD) is located about 20 minutes from the Mexican border, covering nearly 487 square miles and about 10,700 students. As a heavily rural area spread over a vast region of South Texas, the Los Fresnos transportation department is faced with transporting students over long routes and dark […]

Evaluating and Implementing Student Transportation Tracking

Gone are the days when parents anxiously waited at bus stops, unsure of when their child’s school bus would arrive. Technology has empowered parents with information about their child’s vehicle location and estimated time of arrival. School districts and transportation providers can even send parents notifications about route changes or delays. Student tracking applications provide […]

Region 4 in Houston area picks Transfinder

Region 4 Education Service Center, located in Houston, Texas, is pioneering a new approach to assisting member districts with their transportation needs by selecting Transfinder’s award-winning Routefinder PLUS and servicing districts that are implementing the solution. Behind this innovative approach is Jack Mann, Region 4 Director of Business and Operations Solutions. Mann, prior to working […]

TAPTCO debuts 6 programs for Safety Reminder Series

The Transit & Paratransit Company (TAPTCO) announced today the creation of a set of in-service training programs included in their new Safety Reminder Series. The series includes six video-based programs, training the following subjects: Safety Management System What is Safety? Preventing Accidents Preventing Intersection Accidents What’s In It for Me Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Jeff […]