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For nearly 30 years, you’ve known School Transportation News magazine and as the premier sources of pupil transportation news and analysis. Now, join the School Transportation Nation podcast, as STN Publisher Tony Corpin and Editor-in-Chief Ryan Gray discuss the day’s pertinent issues and talk with guests about the business of getting children safely to and from school and related activities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Nov 2, 2021

Big headlines include potential new money for clean fuel school buses as part of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan.

Kayne M. Smith, Ed.D., director of transportation services for Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, displays stellar leadership and teambuilding skills which earned him the award of Transportation Director of the Year, yet he knows the value of relationships and still drives a school bus.

Smith discusses how he got started, influences through his 19 years in the industry, how much he values his transportation team, and how he handles current pressing issues like COVID-19, the driver shortage, clean fuel buses and new technology implementation.