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Below please find a list of the benefits, products and services of membership:

Exposure and Access

  • Webinars – Superior exposure opportunities by speaking directly to attendees at the start of the webinar and providing an advertisement of products and services.
  • Website – Powerful worldwide presence through a variety of advertising opportunities.
  • Podcast – This new member podcast is another great way to connect to our members and the bus industry and keep everyone connected and up to date with industry issues!
  • Newsletter and Eblasts – Regular image-building opportunities in the electronic newsletter providing the industry’s latest issues and trends impacting daily business in the student transportation industry. Be seen as an industry supporter and partner!
  • Membership Directory – Exposure in a powerful resource that lists key industry decision-makers and contact information across the province.
Education and Connections
  • Webinars – Conducted several times per year to assist in educating and informing members on timely and pertinent safety, regulatory and industry issues and initiatives. These webinars offer learning opportunities to all staff from the comfort and convenience of any location -workplaces, boardrooms, training rooms, home offices. These educational opportunities will continue on a complimentary basis in 2022.
  • Newsletter and Important Bulletins – Electronically provide the latest issues and trends that impact daily business and the school bus industry. Newsletter distributed to members on a regular basis.
Regulatory Advocacy and Issue Management
The Safety and Legislation Team (Alex Bugeya and Robert Monster) continually represent its members’ interests and successfully advises the government regarding many issues affecting the student transportation industry including the following (working list contains many more active issues):
  • Semi-annual Bus Inspection Standards
  • MTO Inspections and Enforcement
  • Red/Amber (8 Lamp) Warning Light System
  • School Bus Occupant Restraints
  • Hand-held Two-way Radio Exemption
  • Exhaust Emission Standards and Drive Clean
  • Alcohol and Drug Legislation
  • CSA D250, D270 and D407 Standards
  • Daily Vehicle Inspections
  • Vehicle Licensing
  • Highway Traffic Act Updates
  • Transport Canada Task Force on School Bus Safety
  • Stop Arm Cameras
Government Advocacy and Partnerships

Ongoing advocacy on behalf of all members with one strong, collective, professional voice. Highly respected and called upon by the government for industry advice, the Association supports all members in a proficient manner with the Ministries of Education, Transportation, Government Services, and with numerous other provincial and federal bodies. Advocacy efforts focus on accomplishing student transportation funding sustainability; proficient and transparent competitive procurement practices; overall changes to student transportation governance and administration; industry cost-saving opportunities and standardized requirements for service levels; and long-term, sustainable solutions that will address school bus driver wages, recruitment and retention.

Making use of the many programs and services offered by the Association is an excellent opportunity to continue building professional and operational success in your organization.

For questions or assistance, please contact: Katie Heyworth – info@schoolbusontario.ca or 416.695.9965 Ext. 6