• The yellow bus,
    and professionals behind the wheel,

    connect what matters - safely and efficiently.

  • Discover a number of educational opportunities through NAPT’s Professional Development Series (PDS)

    In person and online!

  • NAPT: Where you’ll find the industry’s only professional certification.

    Take Your Career to New Heights!


The school transportation industry's largest and most diverse membership organization, NAPT provides the tools and information designed to advance industry professionals and leaders.

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Providing tools to assist you in making intelligent decisions with your pupil transportation departments' safety and efficiency in mind.

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Take your career to the next level. NAPT offers a variety of professional development and certification opportunities to help you succeed.

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The annual NAPT Conference & Trade Show is consistently recognized as the premier school transportation conference in the nation.

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Connecting What Matters

Student transportation professionals play a critical role in education and local communities. We are a direct link between a neighborhood and the classroom, connecting children with classrooms; developing athletes with arenas; young musicians with the stage; future scientists with laboratories, and so much more. This video illustrates just how the iconic yellow bus contributes to a successful educational enterprise.


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  • Bullying Prevention Survey Follow Up

    • Friday, June 23, 2017

    We need your help! RTI International and  NAPT have been funded by the National Institute of Justice to study the most effective strategies for dealing with bullying and other types of student misbehavior on buses. Please email Dr. Joshua Hendrix at jhendrix@rti.org if you're interested in participating in a phone interview. 

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  • Changes to 2017 DERA Grant Application

    • Friday, June 9, 2017

    Last month the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced changes to the ongoing grant funding solicitation under the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA). 

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  • No More Delay of Entry-Level Driver Training Final Rule

    • Monday, June 5, 2017

    In late May the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a delay of the effective date of the final rule on Entry-Level Driver Training, making the effective date this past Monday, June 5, 2017. 

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  • Volkswagen Settlement Funding Update

    • Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    A trustee has been appointed to administer the $3 billion Mitigation Trust Fund (MTF) established by a settlement with Volkswagen, which violated federal EPA air quality rules. 

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