Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new wholesale vehicle fuel tax to help cover the costs of getting kids to school.
Yellow school buses driven by Student Transportation of America (STA) drivers rumbled into New York and New Jersey earlier this month bringing relief and welcome supplies, donated by STA coworkers and residents of the communities they serve, to help families struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
Tina DeClue is standing behind a school bus at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School on a recent Friday morning when she hears a little voice call to her.
Life for the students of Rockaway Park — among the 33 schools that remain severely damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy — has been upended. Many have been scattered across New York City, with relatives or in shelters.
As part of its 20-year bus replacement plan, Poudre School District has rolled two new propane-powered buses into its fleet of approximately 150.