ABA, School Transportation News Partner to Create More Benefits for ABA’s SBC Members

ABA and School Transportation News (STN) are pleased to announce a partnership that will bring ABA’s School Bus Council to the STN EXPO Conference and Trade Show.

The partnership also creates a new program to recognize and outstanding a private school bus operator. This award will be presented by ABA and STN during STN EXPO Conference and Trade Show in Indianapolis, which is scheduled for June 7-12, 2019. Details of the Private School Bus Operator of the Year Award will be announced during ABA’s School Bus Council meeting at ABA’s Marketplace in Louisville, Ky. on Monday, Jan. 28.

“ABA is pleased to partner with STN,” said Peter Pantuso, ABA president & CEO. “This is an great opportunity to bring STN’s expertise on issues unique to school bus operations to ABA members that operate school buses in addition to their motorcoach fleets.”

School Transportation News is a monthly news and feature magazine serving the field of pupil transportation. It serves a news resource for school transporters, parents, educators and public policy makers

“The team at School Transportation News is excited to develop a strategic partnership with the ABA and its membership of private fleet operators that represent nearly 15,000 yellow school buses,” said Tony Corpin, STN publisher and president. “It’s our great pleasure to host the newly formed ABA school bus council at the STN EXPO Indianapolis. Our conference will help both organizations grow and flourish while providing access to industry experts, specialized training and unique experiences to ABA school bus council members.” 

Celebrating its 25th year, the STN EXPO originated in Reno, Nev., and in 2019 expands into Indianapolis. Both events welcome school transportation professionals nationwide who want to learn the latest trends in training, products and services as well as how to produce better, more quantifiable results from their transportation team and operations.

Visit www.buses.org/events/event/marketplace-2019 for more information on the ABA Marketplace.

Visit www.stnexpo.com for more information on the STN EXPO conferences and trade shows.

About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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