bus http://kbia.org en CPS investigates First Student bus driver after arrest http://kbia.org/post/cps-investigates-first-student-bus-driver-after-arrest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Columbia Public Schools were notified Friday, March 14 and began investigating an incident where a bus driver hit a Shepard Boulevard Elementary School student inside the bus.</p><p>As soon as Shepard Boulevard Elementary School heard about the incident, the principal began reviewing surveillance tapes capturing the incident inside the bus. Columbia Public Schools spokesperson, Michelle Baumstark, says, it was at this point that the principal felt it was necessary to notify Columbia police.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:46:27 +0000 Heather Adams 49838 at http://kbia.org CPS investigates First Student bus driver after arrest Columbia considers overhaul of public transit system http://kbia.org/post/columbia-considers-overhaul-public-transit-system <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:48:12 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 46290 at http://kbia.org Columbia considers overhaul of public transit system Columbia Public High Schools to start later next year http://kbia.org/post/columbia-public-high-schools-start-later-next-year <p></p><p>High school students in Columbia Public Schools will begin school a bit later in the upcoming school year.</p><p>Columbia's Board of Education voted 6 to 1 to approved a new three-tier transportation system, which will stagger school start times for the upcoming school year.</p><p>All middle schools, as well as seven of the district's elementary schools, will begin school at 7:20 a.m. The remaining elementary schools will begin at 8:20 a.m., and high schools will start at 9 a.m.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:19:45 +0000 Marissa Balmas & Evan Townsend 30263 at http://kbia.org Columbia Public High Schools to start later next year New bus route to Columbia Farmers Market http://kbia.org/post/new-bus-route-columbia-farmers-market <p>Last Saturday was the first day of a new bus route that takes passengers from the University of Missouri Student Center to the Columbia Farmers Market. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 22:13:22 +0000 Paige Sinker 12107 at http://kbia.org New bus route to Columbia Farmers Market Columbia Transit looks at bus route for cost-cutting measures http://kbia.org/post/columbia-transit-looks-bus-route-cost-cutting-measures <p>Columbia Transit is looking to cut around $1 million from its budget in fiscal year 2013. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:11:04 +0000 9548 at http://kbia.org Columbia Transit looks at bus route for cost-cutting measures Newscast for February 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-6-2012-2 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li class="p1">Lawmaker wants to allow school districts lease advertising space on buses</li><li class="p1">Public schools celebrate Black History Month Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:40:08 +0000 Zheng Hwuang Chia 8313 at http://kbia.org MO bill would allow advertising on school buses http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-would-allow-advertising-school-buses <p>A Missouri lawmaker wants to let school districts lease advertising space on buses to help cover transportation costs. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 23:53:37 +0000 Associated Press 8306 at http://kbia.org MO bill would allow advertising on school buses