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Empowering Children with Special Needs

We live in a dynamic and diverse society, and thankfully we have acknowledged the importance of recognizing and addressing the unique needs of every child, especially those with special needs. As members of the education community, it is both our responsibility and privilege to provide quality services to children with special needs, ultimately laying the […]

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 […]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: New NAPT Leadership

  The National Association for Pupil Transportation recently announced 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. In […]

Q&A: Kristin Poland, PhD – Deputy Director, Office of Highway Safety, NTSB

Kristin Poland, PhD, is deputy director of the Office of Highway Safety at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). We spoke with her about her role in the NTSB, the organization’s key contributions to school bus safety, and how the NAPT can help support the NTSB’s mission. Please share with us a little bit about […]

What Lies Ahead?

The on-going school bus driver shortage is a serious problem indeed.  It is widespread and it is persistent, and it affects the lives of the children we transport.  And there is no easy answer in sight. It threatens our ability to carry out our prime mission: to safely transport our nation’s children to and from […]

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. […]

NTSB Recommendations: A Conversation

Over the years, the National Transportation Safety Board has been on the ground examining the impact of crashes that involved school buses, in particular, those which resulted in one or more fatalities.  That work is consistent with the charter and purpose the Congress enumerated for the Board upon its establishment in law in 1967. We’ve […]

Leading from the Center: An Evolutionary Approach to leadership!

In the course of your careers as leaders in the pupil transportation industry, chances are you’ve experienced several approaches to management and leadership. Most of us have real-life examples of powerful and positive leaders, as well as heartbreaking examples of leadership failures and poor leaders. In most cases, the positive examples give us a blueprint […]

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 […]