NSTA would like to thank the following suppliers and manufacturers for sponsoring the 2010 Annual Meeting and Convention, as well as the 40th Annual International School Bus Driver Safety Competition. This year’s event will be held July 24-28 in St. Louis, Missouri. Please show your support of these companies by considering purchasing their products the next time you are in need: Read More
At least 311,000 direct, on-project highway and transit jobs have been created or sustained across the country during the first year of the Recovery Act, according to a new report released last week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Read More
Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman unveiled a draft bill this week that would provide a more generous distribution of free greenhouse gas emissions allowances to U.S. industries than previous bills. The American Power Act would impose emissions limits on approximately 7,500 U.S. factories and power plants and would cover those operations that emit more than 25,000 tons of greenhouse gases each year. Read More
Appropriations Chairman David Obey (D-WI) announced last week that he will not run for re-election. It is unprecedented for a sitting Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee to voluntarily step down. Read More
The Week of May 3rd, the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) filed a lawsuit in federal District Court on the charter rule limitation provision exempting King County Metro from the charter rule asking for a judgment that it be declared unconstitutional . The American Bus Association (ABA) also filed a separate lawsuit. Read More
The International Safety Competition is one of the most important events in the industry, with the best school bus drivers from the U.S. and Canada competing for top honors and recognition. This year's competition takes place, July 24-25, 2010 in St. Louis, MO.
Each year, the National School Transportation Association recognizes contractors, operators, and drivers who have made substantial contributions to the industry and to those we serve. During the NSTA Annual Meeting & Convention, eight different awards are given by NSTA to celebrate these contributions. Read More