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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, […]

Award nominations deadline approaching

The FAPT is currently seeking nominations for the best Love the Bus Campaign and Pioneer in Transportation and Community Service Awards. New in 2018 is an award sponsored by the Braun Corporation to highlight the funniest, most unique or zaniest Love the Bus Campaign in Florida with a $500 check. The FAPT executive committee is […]

Respected bus driver loves his job

By Cindy Chan Sidney Odums is no stranger to glowing reviews from his colleagues, but he doesn’t let compliments go to his head. Odums, a bus driver for Pinellas County Schools in Largo, Fla., has been working for the district for 14 years. Prior to that, he was a shipping dispatcher for a lumber company […]