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Letter from Fred Murphy to FAPT

Dear Arby, Louise, the board of directors and FAPT members, Please let me take this opportunity to thank the board for recognizing me as the 2018 Pioneer of the Year at this year’s conference. It was a humbling evening for sure. I would also like to thank Jim Beekman, who, as I understand it, nominated […]

Letter of nomination – Pioneer of the Ye

Dear Arby, It is with great pleasure that I recommend for the executive committee’s consideration the nomination of Mr. Fred Murphy, former assistant superintendent of Polk County, as the Pioneer of the Year recipient. Mr. Murphy began his career in student transportation in 1972 as a mechanic helper and custodian with Polk County Public Schools. […]

Love the Bus Month at Orange County Publ...

Feb. 12-16, 2018 Orange County Public Schools celebrated “Love the Bus” month during the week of Feb. 12 with a different event each day. A pizza lunch was provided for all transportation staff on Friday. Many schools promoted the week on their school marquee and provided snacks and/or breakfast for their drivers. During this week, […]

Broward Schools Transportation Nominatio...

North Area Terminals On Feb. 14, 2018, a horrific tragedy occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County that claimed the lives of 17 students and staff. The event occurred just prior to dismissal time. Approximately 12 North Area transportation employees were on site. The employees’ locations ranged from inside the school, the […]