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Youth and School-Based Transportation

These publications explore youth and school issues as related to human service transportation coordination.

Go! Magazine for Ages 14-20
Go! is a free online magazine for teens and young adults that explores the world of transportation and the careers they can find there. The magazine covers transportation from all angles, from the infrastructure to the vehicles to the people behind the wheel--whether that "wheel" is on a car, truck, train, plane, or ship.

School Transportation News, an electronic newsletter covering school bus and pupil transportation since 1991.

Coordination Brief: School Buses and Special Needs Transportation
By the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL)
This issue brief presents an overview of the challenges to using school buses for transporting disadvantaged populations and provides options for state legislatures to consider. It explores the legal and practical challenges to use and examines how states might overcome these hurdles. The brief also includes case studies of school bus and transit coordination in California and Iowa. The appendix details state statutes that govern school bus use for public transportation.

Building a Community Bus: Guide to Coordinating Pupil and Public Transportation
By the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Agency Council for Coordinated Transportation (ACCT)
The purpose of this document is to provide information and tools to facilitate coordination between schools and other community transportation providers.

Teens in Transition to Community Transportation
By the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, published in EP magazine September 2007, Part of the Wheelchair Transportation Safety Series