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Pregnant bus attendant saves child from oncoming traffic
May 7, 2008
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On April 18, Krystle Cushing, a bus attendant for RichLee Vans Inc., rushed out of her bus to rescue a child who had ridden...
First Student donates $5,000 to special-needs organization
May 5, 2008
CINCINNATI — Last month, First Student donated $5,000 to Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based The Help Group in conjunction with National Autism Awareness Mont...
STA to sell $50 million in private placements
April 16, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has agreed to sell, on a private placement basis, more than 8 million common shares to two...
First Student New Orleans moves into new facility
April 10, 2008
NEW ORLEANS — The First Student school bus transportation facility here has moved to a permanent location, after having operated out of trailers si...
Bus company celebrates 100 years
April 1, 2008

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — In 1908, Emerson Fullington purchased a nine-passenger, horse-drawn surrey to transport residents to the local train station, found...

STA awarded new busing contract
March 20, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd.’s (STA) Goffstown, N.H., location has been awarded an $8.4 million contract to provide transportatio...
Durham acquires A&E Transport Services
March 13, 2008
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has acquired A&E Transport Services Inc.

Founded in 1981 by President and CEO Jay Saternow as a s...

Rumble in Rochester
March 1, 2008

It’s a case that refused to end quickly or quietly.

Throughout last year, we provided multiple updates on the conflict over the Rochester-Genesee ...

SBF's 2008 Contractor Showcase
March 1, 2008

Photo above: Headquartered in Staten Island, N.Y., Atlantic Express has a fleet of over 6,000 ...

STA closes Canadex acquisition, gains credit facility
March 1, 2008

TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has competed its acquisition of Canadex Resources Ltd.

The purchase, valued at $41.8 millio...

NSTA discusses legislation, security efforts at Midwinter Meeting
March 1, 2008

CANCUN, Mexico — The National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) 2008 Midwinter Meeting was a fantastic success.

More than 100 delegates ...

Judge approves Rochester transit agency’s new school service plan
March 1, 2008

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — In a new twist to a case pitting transit agency against school bus contractor, a judge in late January struck down a decision by the...

First Student spreads safety message
February 27, 2008
CINCINNATI — First Student issued a public service announcement (PSA) urging motorists to take extra care in early morning and afternoon hours, w...
STA reports second quarter financials
February 14, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) reported financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2008, which ended Dec. 31, 200...
Stock Transportation acquires North Bay Alouette Bus Lines
February 1, 2008

NEWMARKET, Ontario — On Jan. 7, Stock Transportation Ltd. completed its acquisition of North Bay Alouette Bus Lines Inc.

“This strategic acquisiti...

FBI investigation finds corruption in NYC school bus industry
February 1, 2008

NEW YORK — In December, an employee of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Geoffrey Berger, was arrested as a result of an investigation ...

Oregon reverses motorcoach ban
February 1, 2008

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Education issued a rule allowing a permanent variance for the use of motorcoaches by schools and school distric...

STA appoints regional division heads
January 28, 2008
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has reorganized its senior management team, with Chairman and CEO Denis Gallagher naming th...
Bus company celebrates 100 years
January 24, 2008
CLEARFIELD, Pa. — In 1908, Emerson Fullington purchased a nine-passenger, horse-drawn surrey to transport residents to the local train station, found...
STA closes Canadex acquisition
January 23, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has competed its acquisition of Canadex Resources Ltd.

The purchase, valued at $41.8 mi...

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