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First Student wins four new contracts
September 21, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has secured four new student transportation contracts.

The contractor will serve Union (Mo.) R-XI School Distri...

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.
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...
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 ...

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...
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...
  • Riding a school bus leaves a lasting impression
    May 20, 2009
    The results of a survey conducted for First Student Inc. reveal that 42 percent of women and 35 percent of men who rode a bus to school remember the name of one of their school bus drivers.
    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...
    EPA awards grant for St. Louis bus retrofit project
    April 7, 2009
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — EPA Region 7 recently presented a $454,849 grant to Grace Hill Settlement House to fund the St. Louis School Bus Retrofit program...
    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...
    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...
    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.

    With...

    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 ...

    First Student to complete Child Check-Mate installation
    September 4, 2008
    In a $9.8 million agreement, First Student announced the installation of safety and security technology from Child Check-Mate Systems of Navan, Ontario, on 40,000 of its school buses.
    First Student, IC Bus sign deal potentially worth $1.2 billion
    May 15, 2008
    CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has signed an agreement for IC Bus LLC to supply CE Series school buses through 2010, with further options to purchas...
    First Student, Thomas Built sign contract
    May 8, 2008
    CINCINNATI — First Student has signed a $90 million contract with Thomas Built Buses to supply Type D Saf-T-Liner school buses over the next thr...
    First Student donates $5,000 to special-needs organization
    May 5, 2008
    CINCINNATI — Last month, First Student donated $5,000 to Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based The Help Group in conjunction with National Autism Awareness Mont...
    First Student New Orleans moves into new facility
    April 10, 2008
    NEW ORLEANS — The First Student school bus transportation facility here has moved to a permanent location, after having operated out of trailers si...
    First Student spreads safety message
    February 27, 2008
    CINCINNATI — First Student issued a public service announcement (PSA) urging motorists to take extra care in early morning and afternoon hours, w...

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