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It's spring and construction zones are blooming like spring flowers in Northern states. Read More
Last week the Senate Education Committee of the Illinois legislature approved HB 1347, a bill that will severely limit, if not eliminate, the ability of school districts to outsource support services such as transportation. Read More
The Improving Head Start Act of 2007 passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 365 to 48 on May 2, 2007. Read More
Terry Thomas, Chair of NSTA's Government Relations Committee, testified last week before Congress concerning the impact of high fuel prices on the school bus industry. Read More
On January 18, 2007 the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) ruled that Rochester Genesee Regional Transit Authority (RGRTA) in Rochester, NY must cease operating illegal school bus routes.
State legislative activity from New Jersey. Read More
State legislative activity from Oregon. Read More
The Governor signed the bill implementing a school bus replacement incentive program that funds up to 10 percent of the cost of new school buses purchased by a school district. Read More
The legislature adopted a bill prohibiting the idling of school buses on schools property, except under circumstances to be defined by state regulations. Read More
Introduced a bill, which would allow schools to use vehicles other than school buses that seat no more than 8 persons for the pupil transportation. Read More
A bill was filed to require all school buses manufactured after June 30, 2009 to have crossing arms. Read More
The Governor signed a bill increasing the maximum length of school buses from 38 to 42 feet and increasing the maximum speed limit for school buses from 55 to 60 mph. Read More
The "Fair Share Fee" bill has been put on the House calendar for a vote. Read More