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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...
Students arrested for vandalizing buses
January 16, 2008
ROSEBURG, Ore. — On Jan. 8, deputies arrested two local high school students for allegedly slashing the tires on 18 First Student school buses.

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Rhode Island politician responds to school transportation snafu
January 2, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor David N. Cicilline recently outlined a series of policies he is planning to implement in response to a storm on Dec. 13...
FirstGroup closes Laidlaw acquisition
November 1, 2007

ABERDEEN, Scotland — FirstGroup PLC completed its acquisition of Laidlaw International Inc., making it the largest operator of school buses in North A...

Special Report: 2 Years After Katrina
October 1, 2007

Among the vast destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina two years ago, one of the iconic images was a flooded lot filled with hundreds of school buses...

Is the U.K. Catching Yellow Fever?
September 1, 2005

It seems that the U.K. has turned green over the success of the American yellow.

With a formal recommendation to the government and a growing numb...

SBF's 2005 Contractor Showcase
March 1, 2005

Atlantic Express Transportation Group

Staten Island, N.Y.

Atlantic Express Transportation Group Inc. had only 16 vans providing s...

School Bus Contractors Still Fighting the Tide
June 1, 2004

The funk created by the still-stalled U.S. economy, the dangerous quagmire in Iraq and the continuing threat of terrorism on American soil is being fe...

SBF's 2004 School Bus Contractor Showcase
March 1, 2004

Durham School Services

Austin, Texas

FLEET FACTS
Fleet composition: 8,300 school buses
States ope...

Continued Signs of Uncertainty for School Bus Contractors
June 1, 2003

Contractors big and small are vertically challenged these days. No, it’s not that they’re short in stature. It’s that they’re pressured by factors up ...

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