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‘Suspicious’ bus incident was false alarm
June 17, 2009
OTTAWA — An incident with a school bus that raised suspicions and triggered a police investigation turned out to be a misunderstanding.

Ottawa po...

Forsythe drivers sweep roadeo
June 15, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — School bus contractor Forsythe Transportation won nine of the 10 trophies awarded at the Alaska School Bus Safety Competition hel...
Conversion in Pennsylvania provides 7-year contract for STA
June 9, 2009
CARNEGIE, Pa. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) announced in early June that it has been awarded a contract to provide transportation se...
Driver killed by police after hijacking bus
June 3, 2009
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. — A disgruntled school bus driver who had been ordered not to drive proceeded to hijack his bus and crash into several cars while...
First Student wins six new contracts
June 1, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded six new contracts to provide student transportation for the following school districts:

  • A...
  • Spotlight on safety
    June 1, 2009
    We in the pupil transportation community are well aware of the superior safety record that our buses, drivers and other staff members maintain year af...
    Details released on 2010 Canadian pupil transportation event
    May 27, 2009
    OTTAWA, Ontario — The 2010 Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference and Trade Show will be held here May 16-19. The conference theme is “Cross Countr...
    NSTA pools applicants for $9.5 million in EPA grants
    May 20, 2009
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has submitted applications on behalf of 13 of its member companies for EPA gr...
    New York honors pupil transportation employees
    May 11, 2009
    ALBANY, N.Y. — This week marks School Transportation Personnel Appreciation Week in New York state.

    The New York Association for Pupil Transpo...

    Leonard Bus Sales to launch new service center
    May 11, 2009
    ROME, N.Y. — Leonard Bus Sales Inc. (LBS) will celebrate the opening of a new bus service facility in the Griffiss Business and Technology Park here ...
    Cook-lllinois subsidiary celebrates 50 years
    May 6, 2009
    CRESTWOOD, Ill. — Cook-Illinois Corp.’s oldest subsidiary, Illinois School Bus, is celebrating 50 years in business today.

    The company employs...

    Cook-Illinois subsidiary celebrates 50 years
    May 6, 2009
    Cook-Illinois Corp.’s oldest subsidiary, Illinois School Bus, is celebrating 50 years in business.
    TSA urges pupil transporters to participate in security exercise
    May 5, 2009
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested the participation of pupil transportation officials in the School T...
    First Student to be sole contractor for Cincinnati Public Schools
    April 27, 2009
    CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded the full Cincinnati Public Schools student transportation contract, which had previously been operat...
    NCST names new steering committee member
    March 26, 2009
    INDIANAPOLIS — California state pupil transportation director John Green has been appointed to the steering committee of the National Congress on Sch...
    First Student wins Missouri, Kansas contracts
    March 25, 2009
    CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded contracts to provide pupil transportation services for Wright City (Mo.) R-II School District and Sh...
    STA wins two Illinois contracts
    March 18, 2009
    WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded two new contracts to provide transportation services to the Flossmoor and ...
    First Student wins Rhode Island contract
    March 10, 2009
    CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded a contract for statewide out-of-district transportation with the Rhode Island Department of Elementa...
    STA leases yard for alternative-fuel buses in Southern California
    March 3, 2009
    WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has leased an approximately two-acre industrial yard in North Hollywood, Calif., that will ...
    SBF calls for Driver Management Survey participants
    February 25, 2009
    TORRANCE, Calif. — It’s time again for SCHOOL BUS FLEET's annual Driver Management Survey.

    Last year’s survey drew 211 respondents and cov...

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