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EP 1 NYAPT TALKS

NYAPT TALKS

Release Date: 05/24/2023

Ep 15 - Stop-arm Cameras in the Hilton CSD show art Ep 15 - Stop-arm Cameras in the Hilton CSD

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In Ep. 15 I chat with Matt Schultz, Transportation Director from Hilton CSD. We focus on the deployment of Stop-arm cameras in the district. Leading up to that conversation, we talk breifly about school budget votes, driver shortage and Matt's background as an educator and school building administrator. 

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Ep 14 - Updates from Dave Christopher, NYAPT Executive Director show art Ep 14 - Updates from Dave Christopher, NYAPT Executive Director

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In this episode I'm joined by Dave Christopher for NYAPT updates the NYS Budget, State Aid runs, Legislative updates, Operation Safe Stop, and the upcoming Summer 2024 Conference!

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Ep 13 NYAPT Talks with Perry Oddi from Lake Shore CSD show art Ep 13 NYAPT Talks with Perry Oddi from Lake Shore CSD

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In episode 13 I'm joined by Perry Oddi, Director of Transportation for the Laske Shore CSD in Angola NY. Perry has secured 7.9 million in EPA grant funding to procure 20 battery electric school buses. Perry shares his experience to date with his two electric school buses and the District's plans to add 20 additional buses and the infrastructure to support those buses. 

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Ep 12 Part 4 Live from the Winter Workshop with Hannah Abdoo from NYSERDA show art Ep 12 Part 4 Live from the Winter Workshop with Hannah Abdoo from NYSERDA

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In the final episode from the NYAPT Winter Workshop, I'm joined by Hannah Abdoo. Hannah is a project manager from NYSERDA and was at the workshop to educate attendees on the Bus Incentive Program - NYSBIP - for EV school buses. We had a great chat and I hope this conversation is helpful to many as our industry navigates the path to electrification of school bus fleets. 

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Ep 12 Part 3 - Live from the Winter Workshop with Brian Trask and Bob Orman show art Ep 12 Part 3 - Live from the Winter Workshop with Brian Trask and Bob Orman

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In part 3 of episode 12 I'm joined by Brain Trask from the Unatego Central School, and Bob Orman from the Livonia CSD. Brian and Bob share what's new in their districts, wearing multiple hats, building a new facility and preparing for the first electric school bus in Livonia CSD.  

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Ep 12 Part 2 - Live from the Winter Workshop with Marc Medina and Elizabeth Fox show art Ep 12 Part 2 - Live from the Winter Workshop with Marc Medina and Elizabeth Fox

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In Part 2 of episode 12 I'm joined by NYAPT President-Elect Marc Medina from the Farmingdale School District, and by Elizabeth Fox from the Johnson City School District. I'll chat with Marc about his path to the NYAPT presidency and his vision for the Asssociation. Elizabeth shares with us the journey she's been on which lead her back to the Johnson City School District as Director of Auxiliary Services. Elizabeth and her team at JC have been busy learning about and deploying an electric school bus. 

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Ep 12 Part 1 - Live from the Winter Workshop with Lori-Ann Savino and Darren Everhart show art Ep 12 Part 1 - Live from the Winter Workshop with Lori-Ann Savino and Darren Everhart

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Ep 12 will have mutiple parts and guests. In part 1 of episode 12 I'm joined by Lori-Ann Savino from the Jericho Union Free School District and Darren Everhart from the Palmyra - Macedon CSD. These two guests are icons in the industry and are just weeks away from wrapping up their careers in pupil transportation. We'll talk about accomplishments and the transition out of their careers. 

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Ep 11 - NYAPT Talks with Pete James - Part 2 show art Ep 11 - NYAPT Talks with Pete James - Part 2

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This is part 2 of the conversation Dave Christopher and I had with Pete James. We traveled to his office in Mayville NY to chat with Pete about his career and the NYAPT organization. His knowledge of the history of NYAPT and the pupil transportation industry is amazing. He is a great guy and a great resource. I hope you enjoy our conversation in part 2 of this episode! 

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Ep 11 - NYAPT Talks with Pete James - Part 1 show art Ep 11 - NYAPT Talks with Pete James - Part 1

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In this two part series, Dave Christopher and I travel to southwestern NYS to spend an afternoon with Pete James of Chautauqua Transportation Services in Chautauqua NY. Pete has been an icon in NYS pupil transportation and in NYAPT for as long I've been in the business. Pete is a wealth of knowledge, a great resource and a colorful charachter! I hope you enjoy Part 1 of our conversation with Pete. 

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Ep 10 NYAPT Talks EV Buses with Jerry Ordmandy of Downsville CSD show art Ep 10 NYAPT Talks EV Buses with Jerry Ordmandy of Downsville CSD

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In this episode we're joined by Transportation Supervisor Jerry Ordmandy from the Downsville CSD. Downsville is a 142 sq mi rural district located in the Catskill region of NY. Jerry shares his experience with the deployment of their first EV school bus in the Downsville CSD. 

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Host Bill Harvey talks with NYAPT President Ted Nugent and NYAPT Executive Director Dave Christopher about the rollout of NYAPT's podcast, the why, who, when and where, and the upcoming Annual Summer Conference reminder coupled with NYAPT News and Notes.

 

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