Bus drivers

The boy in the tree

The boy in the tree

Bus drivers in Navarre know the boy in the tree. They see him nearly every day of the school year, perched on a branch overlooking the school bus terminal on Escola Street. Pencil and clipboard in hand, 16-year-old John Fowler has a knack for keeping track of the buses. Student Transportation of America (STA) bus […]

Rocky start for Santa Rosa’s new school bus provider

Rocky start for Santa Rosa’s new school bus provider

It was a rough first week for Santa Rosa County School District’s new school bus service provider, Students Transportation of America Inc. (STA). Students were picked up and dropped off as much as an hour behind schedule. Read the full article in the Aug. 30 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. […]

Bus drivers threaten action

Bus drivers threaten action

Discontent among some public school bus drivers is reaching a fever pitch. More than a dozen drivers showed up at the Sept. 11 Santa Rosa School Board meeting, complaining that Durham School Services, the district’s transportation provider, disrespects employees and fails to maintain its fleet of 214 buses. “We feel that we are just plain […]