SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
April 2, 2020
New Pa. Law Permits School Bus Contractor Payment Agreements During COVID-19 Crisis

Senate Bill 751 confirms that schools are permitted to negotiate interim agreements or contract amendments to pay school bus contractors.

N.Y. Associations to Governor: School Transportation Funding Needed During, After COVID-19

The New York State Bus Distributors Association and the New York Association for Pupil Transportation appeal to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature for support during and after the pandemic to prevent greater financial hardship.

6 Tips to Successful Budgeting

CPA Tracy Fickett walks operators through the steps for planning, monitoring, and troubleshooting toward a better bottom line.

Operators Tap Into Software for Fleet Data, Staff Management

Packed schedules and ever-changing driver and vehicle availability can be a challenge for some pupil transportation departments. Software systems to manage daily routing, field trips, and driver time and attendance can help.

Three Reasons Diesel is Miles Ahead of Gasoline. Sponsored by THOMAS BUILT BUSES

Thinking of switching from diesel? You may want to rethink that. The problems previously associated with old diesel are old news. Today’s clean diesel is different, offering benefits that are miles ahead of gasoline. The proof: districts running a clean diesel fleet are reaping the benefits of cost savings, easy maintenance, and eco-friendliness.

 
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resource Page for Student Transportation

School Bus Fleet's coverage of COVID-19, as well as additional resources, are all here in one place.

With Demand on the Rise, Financing Helps Contractors Expand Quickly and Effortlessly Sponsored by DAIMLER TRUCK FINANCIAL

To meet customer demand, contractors are relying more and more on financing to expand their fleet while keeping their cash flow freed up for other expenses. To them, financing isn’t just a way to get by, it’s a strategic business decision that allows them to expand their businesses easily, minimize costs and meet customers’ needs.

 
 

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