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Durham donates services to Special Olympics event
March 25, 2011
The school bus contractor provides seven buses and has nine employee volunteers to help out at Special Olympics Illinois’ annual Polar Plunge. In other news, the company wins contracts for school districts in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Operations honor staff during Love the Bus month
February 15, 2011
At events held around the country — many of which took place on Valentine’s Day — school bus drivers and others involved in transporting students are recognized for their dedication. Barbecue lunches and breakfasts are among the celebratory activities.
National Express Corp. welcomes new execs
January 26, 2011
The company, which comprises Durham School Services in the U.S. and Stock Transportation in Canada, appoints John Harvey as chief financial officer, Timothy Canavan as senior vice president of maintenance, Timothy Walter as senior vice president of safety and Kim Worster as vice president of operations for Canada.
Durham School Services acquires New Jersey contractor
January 5, 2011
Durham has begun integrating Vogel Bus Company Inc., which serves 40 customers throughout the state with a fleet of approximately 195 buses. Officials say the acquisition will allow Durham to increase market presence in New Jersey and continue to achieve growth goals.
Durham School Services wins Mississippi contract
September 28, 2010
The contractor began providing student transportation services to Hinds County School District on Aug. 11. The 105 new buses are equipped with air conditioning systems, GPS, video cameras and electronic child-check reminder systems to help ensure student safety.
Durham wins two more contracts
August 12, 2010
The contractor will serve school districts in Louisiana and Michigan under three-year contracts that began on July 1.
Durham wins four new contracts
August 5, 2010
The contractor will serve school districts in South Carolina, California, Mississippi and Tennessee under four- and five-year agreements that began on July 1.
What's New in the Top 50
July 1, 2010

Recent developments with several of this year's largest school bus contractor companies.

School bus contracting veteran to retire
May 25, 2010
Barry Stock has been a fixture in the pupil transportation community since he launched Stock School Transport in 1988. He recently served as president of NSTA and was named SBF’s Contractor of the Year in ’97. He describes his career as “exhilarating and rewarding.”
Thomas Built to deliver SCR-equipped buses to Durham
March 17, 2010
The school bus manufacturer in May will begin filling an order from the contractor for 288 Saf-T-Liner EF units. Along with a redesigned cockpit, the bus features a Cummins engine with selective catalytic reduction technology to meet EPA emissions requirements.
Durham fleet achieves 100-percent inspection rating
March 15, 2010
Durham School Services operates 99 routes for Tacoma (Wash.) Public Schools and also provides maintenance services for the 70 district-owned buses used for special-education routes.
Durham School Services wins Indiana contract
January 25, 2010
The contractor will serve Indianapolis Public Schools under a five-year agreement that begins July 1. The contract is Durham’s first in the state of Indiana. It includes 250 home-to-school routes, supplemental transportation routes, and athletic and field trips.
Durham takes delivery of hybrid-electric school bus
August 18, 2009
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has received the first of its two NEXBUS hybrid-electric school buses from Collins Bus Corp.

The f...

Strong sales reported for propane school bus
April 22, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. and CleanFUEL USA will provide 154 Blue Bird propane-powered Vision school buses to several Southern California school districts and ...
Kansas district, Durham partner with police to stop illegal passing
February 18, 2009
MERRIAM, Kan. — Police officers from departments across the Shawnee Mission School District geographic area began riding on school buses earlier this...
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...

Durham acquires N.J. contractor
October 1, 2007

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has acquired Murphy Bus Service in New Jersey.

Murphy operates approximately 500 school buses throug...

SBF's 2005 Contractor Showcase
March 1, 2005

Atlantic Express Transportation Group

Staten Island, N.Y.

Atlantic Express Transportation Group Inc. had only 16 vans providing s...

SBF's 2004 School Bus Contractor Showcase
March 1, 2004

Durham School Services

Austin, Texas

FLEET FACTS
Fleet composition: 8,300 school buses
States ope...

Continued Signs of Uncertainty for School Bus Contractors
June 1, 2003

Contractors big and small are vertically challenged these days. No, it’s not that they’re short in stature. It’s that they’re pressured by factors up ...

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