We review and opine on some recent school transportation news over the last few months. Articles ranging from school staff being assaulted on the bus, to a student who safely stops a school bus after the driver has a medical emergency.
We talk to a couple Arizona transportation directors at the AASBO Spring Conference, covering challenges of taking over a department as a leader, student ridership, and their thoughts on EV and alternative fuels.
Chad and Chelsea get their turn to host the show, and interview Jason on the recent passing of Arizona Senate Bill 1630 and how it applies to alternative transportation and 11-15 passenger vehicles. If you're in Arizona, this is a MUST listen!
We discuss everything we know so far about electric buses, the EPA grant process, and what districts should consider when looking into EV and the infrastructure needed.
We get back from an extended break in the show to kick off 2023 discussing new hiring strategies one district is using to overcome the extreme bus driver shortage many districts across the country are experiencing.
Our 50th episode, we talk about one of the most challenging but key pieces to a successful transportation operation, dispatch. The lifeline between bus drivers and operations and the challenges they face daily to make sure students get to and from school on a daily basis.
The EZRouting team joins the podcast to talk about their routing software, the benefits of new technology and making routing seamless and EZ!
In this episode, we talk about contracted transportation and the differences between a private company and school district run transportation departments. For departments that are starting out the school year short staffed, consider finding out if contracted transportation can help fill the gaps.
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