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Minnesota school bus drivers, operators honored
June 24, 2015
The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association presents awards to six school bus drivers and two veteran contractors for their dedication to the safety of students.
School bus contractor Riley Williams remembered for leadership
June 23, 2015
Williams, who was the president and owner of New Jersey school bus contracting business B.R. Williams Inc., contributed to state and national associations and even drove buses part-time.
Student Transportation Inc. adds chief growth officer
June 23, 2015
Thomas Kominsky was the director of industrials investment banking and sector head for transportation and logistics at BMO Capital Markets. He will develop new business strategies and integrate sales programs for STI’s new non-asset group of businesses.
Leonard Bus Sales taps former school bus contractor exec
June 18, 2015
Charlie Bruce is named director of business operations at the school bus dealership. He has served as chief operating officer for both First Student and Durham School Services.
GO Riteway Transportation looking to fill 280 positions
June 18, 2015
Due to its expansion, the Wisconsin-based bus operator will be hiring for hundreds of jobs, including school bus drivers, mechanics and operations supervisors.
Kickert School Bus Hits 100-Year Milestone
June 12, 2015

Throughout its history, the Illinois-based contractor has been at the forefront of using alternative fuels for its vehicles — beginning with a horse and wagon powered by oats and hay.

First Student gains new Illinois contract
June 8, 2015
The contractor will continue to provide school transportation for McLean County Unit District No. 5 for the next three years.
REMINDER: Nominate an outstanding school bus contractor
June 8, 2015
Know a school bus contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for School Bus Fleet’s Contractor of the Year award. The deadline for nominations is this Friday, June 12.
Pennsylvania school bus contractor bounces back from fire
June 4, 2015
On the Go Kids Inc. quickly recovers after a fire destroys its offices one evening. Employees put a plan in place and continue providing service the following morning.
4 Texas districts award contracts to Student Transportation Inc.
May 28, 2015
One of the contracts is an initial conversion of 50 buses of a school district's more than 300 school transportation vehicles.
National Express joins ‘Red Nose Day’ campaign
May 27, 2015
Team members raised money through sales of red noses to help raise awareness for young people in need. Proceeds from the campaign will be distributed to 12 nonprofit organizations.
Oregon district extends First Student contract
May 26, 2015
Molalla River School District continues its partnership with the contractor for the 2015-16 school year with the recent award of a new five-year contract.
Student Transportation Inc. expands operations into Oregon
May 20, 2015
The contractor is awarded a new $3 million annual contract — its first in Oregon — to provide transportation services to Lake Oswego School District.
First Student names area GM for Alaska locations
May 20, 2015
In an expanded role, school transportation veteran Bill Noftz will also continue to be responsible for the performance of First Student’s Washington state locations.
Former transportation director gets prison time for bus contracts fraud
May 12, 2015
Alice Sherrod, formerly of the North Chicago Community Unit School District 187, is sentenced to 30 months for receiving at least $566,000 in kickbacks.
Over 100 bus drivers to take on New York safety competition
May 11, 2015
The event, organized by the New York School Bus Contractors Association, will draw top drivers from around the state on Saturday.
Stats show steady growth in contracted school buses
May 11, 2015

Data collected by SBF over the past six consecutive years show increases in the proportion of contractor buses being used, from one-quarter in 2007-08 to one-third in 2012-13.

Transportation consulting group adds advisory board
May 7, 2015
Richard Jacobs, Robert Pudlewski and Dr. Jerry Bartee will serve on Transportation Sector Consultants’ newly formed board, using their expertise to assist its growing number of school district customers.
First Student gains Texas contract, honors employees
May 6, 2015
The contractor will provide transportation for the Lewisville Independent School District. Meanwhile, it is honoring its employees’ hard work with celebratory breakfasts and lunches at all its locations.
Harlow’s School Bus Service names new corporate GM
May 6, 2015
Jacob Iverson is appointed to the role after serving as corporate director of operations since last year.
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