• The yellow bus,
    and professionals behind the wheel,

    connect what matters - safely and efficiently.

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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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  • Industry Leaders Collaborate to Address Illegal Passing

    • Friday, July 12, 2019

    In early July NAPT® joined our peers at the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) and National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) on a letter to all US Senators and Members of the House of Representatives – calling on legislators to co-sponsor the STOP for School Buses Act of 2019 (H.R.2218/S.1254), introduced in the House by Congresswomen Jackie Walorski (R-IN) and Julia Brownley (D-CA), and in the Senate by Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Gary Peters (D-MI).

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  • NAPT's Response to Upcoming 'Dora the Explorer' Film

    • Friday, June 7, 2019

    NAPT® is calling upon the filmmakers at Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon to address unsafe scene involving the school bus. 

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  • Research Links School Bus Emissions, Student Health & Academic Performance

    • Thursday, March 14, 2019

    The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) recently published a paper entitled: School Bus Emissions, Student Health, and Academic Performance.  

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  • Campaign to Achieve Zero School Transportation Fatalities by 2025

    • Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    The deadly crash last Friday involving a train and school bus in Athens, TX was yet another stark reminder that the work we do is important and there can be grave consequences out on the road, even on routine days when the unexpected can happen. The margin of error is extraordinarily small, so the need for vigilance must be high at all times.

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