Grapevine Archives – Transportation

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  • when is the next bus auction?

    A. The district does not conduct auction of buses. We submit our buses which are to be removed from the operating bus fleet and have Auctioninternation.com auction the buses for us. We typically pull the buses from the active fleet during august and submit their information to Auctioninternational sometime in September. Please check Auctioninternational.com.

  • Has Shen considered purchasing Tesla buses?

    A. Shen transportation is always evaluating the various fuel/electric powered school buses and will continue to do so. Currently Tesla does not offer school buses. There are other electric powered school buses but their cost is too prohibitive at this point. We will continue to monitor the market forces and make decisions accordingly.

  • Why do we have bus drivers shortage?

    A.  Thank you for your question. The issue of school bus driver shortage is not unique to Shenendehowa Central Schools but is a nationwide problem. There are several reasons for the school bus driver shortage. Data shows that for every bus driver who resigns or retires, school districts and private contractors must find 2.5 applicants […]