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Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. We will be interviewing key stakeholders to discuss the latest trends and happenings and what impact they're having on the school bus industry.

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Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. We will be interviewing key stakeholders to discuss the latest trends and happenings and what impact they're having on the school bus industry.

    John Benish Discusses the STARTS Task Force Initiative

    John Benish Discusses the STARTS Task Force Initiative

    Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. For now, we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the school bus industry. We welcomed on John Benish, President of NSTA and the Chief Operating Officer of Cook-Illinois Corporation. John discusses what the STARTS Task Force initiative is and how it aims to help districts across the country prepare as back-to-school efforts ramp up with added emphasis on safety and health.If you are interested in participating, email an application to STARTS@napt.org. 

    • 13 min
    Cleaning and Maintaining Your School Bus

    Cleaning and Maintaining Your School Bus

    Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. For now, we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the school bus industry. We welcomed on Cory Just, Director of Field Service at Navistar. Cory discusses how and how not to clean a school bus, as well as some general best practices if your school bus fleet may be non-operational for the foreseeable future.You can also read how to clean your IC Bus here.

    • 14 min
    Schoolcraft Community Schools Utilizes Bus Drivers as Online Coaches

    Schoolcraft Community Schools Utilizes Bus Drivers as Online Coaches

    Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. For now, we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the school bus industry. We welcomed on Marc Fox, Transportation Director for Schoolcraft Community Schools outside of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Marc discusses how his district has used drivers as online coaches in digital classrooms to help students of all ages adapt and have a better experience in an online classroom.You can also read a a story on Schoolcraft Community Schools and other school districts around Michigan that recently ran on The Detroit News.

    • 9 min
    Austin ISD deploys school buses as mobile hot spots for student access

    Austin ISD deploys school buses as mobile hot spots for student access

    Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. For now, we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the school bus industry. We welcomed on Kris Hafezizadeh – Executive Director of Transportation and Vehicle Services for Austin ISD in Austin, TX. Kris discusses what his district is doing to outfit of its buses with wi-fi and to park buses in various areas around the community to create hotspots for students that may not otherwise be able to access it. Kris also discusses many of the other initiatives that Austin ISD and the rest of the industry is doing to assist students as school remains out due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also read a story on Austin ISD that recently ran on CNN.com.

    • 18 min
    NSTA’s Curt Macysyn discusses the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

    NSTA’s Curt Macysyn discusses the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

    Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. For now, we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the school bus industry. We welcomed on the Executive Director of the National School Transportation Association, Curt Macysyn to discuss the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act – also known as the CARES Act. The CARES Act is a bill that’s providing in excess of $30 billion for an education stabilization fund, and Curt breaks down what that means for the school bus industry and discusses why it’s important for contractors and districts.

    • 17 min
    Cody Cox of Community ISD Discusses School Bus Sanitation and Meal Delivery Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cody Cox of Community ISD Discusses School Bus Sanitation and Meal Delivery Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Welcome to Next Stop with IC Bus. This is a podcast focused on the school bus industry from the perspective of those that live and breathe it every day. For now, we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the school bus industry. We welcomed on Cody Cox of Community ISD in Nevada, Texas. Community ISD is currently delivering meals for students in need and also picking up and dropping off coursework for students that may not have access to wi-fi. Cox also discusses what measures his district is taking in regards to school bus sanitation.

    • 17 min

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