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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...

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...
First Student acquires G&G Bus Service
February 11, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has acquired Florida, N.Y.-based G&G Bus Service, a privately-owned company that was established in 1953.


STA to serve Florida district in new contract
February 4, 2009
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded a contract to provide transportation services to Duval County (Fla.) Publi...
Industry rolls out Love the Bus campaign
February 4, 2009
As part of the third annual Love the Bus program, the pupil transportation community is encouraging the public to thank the men and women who safely ...
New president named for First Student
February 4, 2009
CINCINNATI — FirstGroup America has appointed Linda Bell president of First Student Inc.

Bell joined FirstGroup in January 2008, serving most ...

Tax Planning for School Bus Contractors: 2008 and Beyond
February 1, 2009
School bus contractors are facing higher fuel costs, increasing vehicle prices coupled with forthcoming higher emission control standards, and sho...
Q&A: An Appealing Option in Tough Times
February 1, 2009

Tightening budgets have led many school districts to cut transportation costs through such undesirable actions as eliminating school bus routes, i...

NSTA calls for support of transit encroachment protection
January 30, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) is urging its members to show their support for the Federal Transit Administr...
Report: Biodiesel not to blame for bus malfunctions
January 27, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Commerce said Thursday that biodiesel was not what caused a dozen school buses to malfunction in fri...
STA reports increased activity in privatized busing
January 14, 2009
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has reported seeing an increase in the number of school districts interested in transitioni...
SBF to spotlight ‘Top Shops’
January 14, 2009
Is your shop top-notch? If so, we'd like to share your success with the rest of our readers.

It's time again for SCHOOL BUS FLEET's annual...

STA to provide services to Los Angeles district
December 23, 2008
LOS ANGELES — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded a contract to provide transportation services to Los Angeles Unified Scho...
Danger zone fatalities hit historic low
December 9, 2008
Five children in the U.S. were killed in school bus loading or unloading accidents in the 2007-08 school year, marking the lowest total on record.


Forsythe adds contracts in California, wins recognition in Alaska
November 19, 2008
Two California school districts have selected Forsythe Transportation to operate their school bus service.
Is yours a “Green Fleet”?
November 12, 2008
TORRANCE, Calif. — For more than eight years, SCHOOL BUS FLEET has put the spotlight on outstanding pupil transportation operations with the “...

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