The 30th episode, we discuss the aftermath of the past year and how COVID-19 has impacted the student transportation industry. We discuss silver linings, how student transportation departments should plan for the upcoming 21/22 school year. There's a lot to unpack and look into as we prepare for the next few months.
There are hundreds of specifications that are available when building a school bus. We talk about how to navigate the options, how to understand your department needs and how to ensure you are able to maximize the funding available when it comes time to purchase school buses.
We cover the new FMCSA MAP-21 requirements as well as the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. This affects ALL CDL holders. We cover the training topics, what you should be doing from an organizational standpoint and how to get your team in compliance for the Clearinghouse that went into effect, January of 2020.
A few Transportation Directors from Arizona, join the show to talk about transportation challenges, building a strong team culture and give us an insightful look into a day in life of a Transportation Director. There is some great information in here for any aspiring leaders that want to move up in this industry.
Homeless youth transportation challenges transportation departments across the nation. We talk to a couple of colleagues who work with this very delicate population on a daily basis and discuss helpful tips and techniques to successfully transporting students who may be experiencing some form of homelessness.