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NSTA takes on business strategies, government relations
September 1, 2009

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Business development and keeping the interests of the school bus industry at the forefront in government relations were among t...

85% of transportation staff signs on with new contractor
August 25, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Even with the arrival of a new school bus contractor, many local students boarding buses on Monday for the first school day were...
Agencies issue back-to-school transportation safety tips
August 19, 2009
With the 2009-10 school year getting into gear, state patrol agencies and pupil transportation organizations are issuing school bus safety tips for children, parents and motorists.
Keeping NSTA on Track
August 19, 2009

Donald Fowler brings his decades of experience in school bus contracting to the national stage as he becomes president of NSTA. He sees challenges for the industry but is committed to taking them on.

Brown Bus Co. celebrates 50 years
August 18, 2009
NAMPA, Idaho — Brown Bus Co. celebrated its 50th anniversary last week with an open house for community members, customers and employees, past and pr...
Durham takes delivery of hybrid Type A
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...

Golf event to help send students to college
August 11, 2009
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Student Transportation of America’s (STA) philanthropic arm is inviting golfers to test their skills alongside the pros at a chari...
First Student inks exclusive deal with Collins
August 11, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has signed a long-term agreement with Collins Bus Corp. wherein Collins will be the exclusive supplier for the contra...
Tim Flood Named Contractor of the Year
August 1, 2009
One of the interesting aspects of the leadership team at The Trans Group is how many of th...
Rolling V deploys innovative tool to boost driving behavior
July 29, 2009
SOUTH FALLSBURG, N.Y. — School and charter bus company Rolling V Bus Corp. has selected GreenRoad to provide driving behavior improvement service. <>
EPA awards $2.4M to NSTA for Midwest projects
July 29, 2009
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has awarded more than $2.4 million to the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) to replace older school buses and ...
Industry veterans honored in awards program
July 22, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tim Flood was between jobs in the music industry in 1987 when a Trans Group ad calling for school bus driver candidates caught his...
Top school bus drivers compete in Greensboro
July 21, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. — School bus drivers from across the U.S. and Canada tested their skills here on Sunday during the 39th Annual International School ...
New Petermann exec to lead acquisition efforts
July 13, 2009
CINCINNATI — School bus contractor Petermann Ltd. has tapped a former Laidlaw Education Services executive to lead its acquisition efforts.

Pau...

What's New in the Top 50?
July 1, 2009

Recent developments related to several of this year's largest school bus companies.


First Student wins New York, California contracts
June 29, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide student transportation for the Avon (N.Y.) Central School District.

The ...

STA employees raise money for cancer research
June 29, 2009
Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) drivers and staff at the company’s Collegeville, Pa., terminal, and employees of STA subsidiary Student ...
Minnesota drivers earn accolades
June 23, 2009
ANNANDALE, Minn. — Six school bus drivers from around the state were honored for their exemplary service at the Minnesota School Bus Operators Associ...
First Student awarded Michigan, Illinois contracts
June 23, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide student transportation for Benton Harbor (Mich.) Area Schools beginning July 1...
STA, Delta Liquid Energy to unveil propane buses, refueling equipment
June 22, 2009
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) and propane marketer Delta Liquid Energy (DLE) will host an open house here on...

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