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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.

Aug 23, 2022

Ryan and Tony break down what the recently signed Inflation Reduction Act and the application deadline for the first round of Clean School Bus Program monies means for clean school buses.

How has the school bus technician job changed over the years? How can districts attract new applicants? Working on electric school buses is new territory – do they run out of charge or will the batteries explode?

Doug Francis, recently retired associate transportation director and head mechanic for Gaylord Community Schools in Michigan, lends his insights. He implemented the state’s first electric school buses and serves as regional director for the Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation.