Featured Fan Photo: September 2014

Our featured fan photo this month:

1951 Crown Coach, owned by Mojave Unified School District (CA). Photo Credit: b12yan (on Flickr)

Special Note: According to the photographer, it was the districts first bus purchase. It is also the oldest bus in California working for a district. This bus is only used for parades and special events.

Hundreds of School Buses Sold with the Wrong Part

As reported by First Coast News, a problem was discovered with nearly 600 Florida school buses sold in the past four years. The problem: these school buses were sold with a refrigerant hose for the air conditioning system that did not meet the Florida state specifications. According to the report, the problem only affected Blue Bird buses. It was said that the non-compliant air conditioning hoses do not pose a threat to the students.

(QOTM) May 2014: Effects of the Student Transportation Industry

For this month, to mark the traditional last full month of the school year in many school systems in North America, we are revisiting a topic that was introduced a few weeks ago. This looks into the cumulative impact and effects that the transportation of students has on the environment and economy as a whole.

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