As the 2021 Legislative Session starts to wind down, MAPT Lobbyist Brad Lundell has put together a document highlighting student transportation provisions that are currently in each proposed Omnibus Bill. We’ll be watching closely with hopes that most or all of these provisions will be included in the final bill. View document: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12nWQjQfRk0I1HvqN9IaA72STBSXbcRU6/view?usp=sharing

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On March 3, 2015 Hoglund Bus Company owner Holly Hoglund Klein was tragically killed in a car crash. Friends and colleagues fondly remember Holly as a woman who tirelessly supported other women in the student transportation industry while successfully balancing her family, her career, and volunteering in her community. Holly is survived by husband, Tom…

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Join us in person July 19-22 to learn from industry professionals and take courses related to your field of work. Our sessions cover everything from Special Education and administration updates to technician sessions and driver training information. This event will take place at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest. Due to local and state regulations, capacity will be limited this year. Make sure to reserve your spot…

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The MAPT Train the Trainer staff are busy planning the upcoming conference that will take place July 19th through July 22nd, 2021 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest. Learn from industry professionals and take courses related to your field of work. Our sessions cover everything from Special Education and administration updates to technician sessions and driver training information. Learn more

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Good afternoon everyone,  This year’s Train the Trainer (TTT) event will be held virtually in light of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and our dedication to ensuring the safety of our members.  The TTT in person Conference that was scheduled to take place at the Marriott Northwest has been canceled for 2020.  If you registered…

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Join us for the winter Safety Expo this January! Topics range from current issues (health care, vaping, special needs) to the future of industry (electric buses, propane, technology, collision detection). Speakers include FMCSA, Office of Pupil Transportation Safety, Driver and Vehicle Services, and Keynote Speaker Simon Anderson Futurist. Register online today at www.msboa.com

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) received an overwhelming response to our Volkswagen Settlement school bus replacement grant offered in 2018. We had roughly $2.1M available in funding, but received applications totaling $8.5M in requests: four times more interest than funds available. We were not able to fund all of the projects submitted, but we…

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Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you. The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your…

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