Where do our old school buses go?
Would you believe “Jurassic Park”? We’ve seen photos of old American school buses, painted over in a variety of bright colors and designs, that have taken on a new life in public transportation in Central or South America. But this is a surprising new example of a second act for our school buses.
A Little Extra Help Goes a Long Way
I recently read about an interesting service offered by a transportation department at a school district in Houston.
Information on the transportation page of Aldine Independent School District’s Website indicates that the department has a nursery for its bus drivers, attendants and technicians. ...
The bus stop is... a bus!
A reader from Georgia recently brought to our attention this school-bus themed bus shelter in Athens, Ga., and we had to find out more about it. . . .
Keeping a close watch
School bus drivers are often called the “eyes and ears” of their communities. That was certainly true in the case of 13-year-old Alexis “Lexie” Glover. The efforts of a few observant and caring pupil transporters could have led authorities to save Lexie’s life. ...