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Student Transportation to deploy propane buses in contract renewal
April 30, 2010
Subsidiary Positive Connections has been awarded a contract renewal for a Minnesota school district that includes replacing about 20 percent of the fleet with propane-fueled buses.
Connecticut district expects to benefit from outsourcing
April 9, 2010
Regional School District 17 has taken advantage of Student Transportation of America’s stimulus program. The district will receive an initial payment of $830,000 for the purchase of its fleet, which district officials say will free up funding for school facility improvements. STA will also offer positions to all current RSD 17 bus drivers.
Transportation industry veteran passes away
February 26, 2010
Thomas Gallagher, father of Student Transportation Inc. Chairman and CEO Denis Gallagher, had been a consultant for the school bus contractor since 1999. He previously worked for Laidlaw Transit and founded Coast Cities Coaches.
STA offers 'stimulus plan' to school districts
February 17, 2010
The contractor has designated $100 million to help district-owned pupil transportation operations convert to privatized service with the aim of reducing costs so that more money can be spent on education. STA says it will replace older buses, hire local and existing bus drivers, and purchase equipment and supplies from local merchants.
STA changes name, may sell shares in U.S.
November 20, 2009
Shareholders approve a resolution to change the school bus contractor's corporate name from Student Transportation of America Ltd. to Student Transportation Inc. Plans to list common shares on a U.S. exchange could go forward by fall of 2010.
STA acquires Jordan Transportation
September 21, 2009
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has acquired Jordan Transportation Inc. and its related companies based in Butler, N.J.

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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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Strong sales reported for propane school bus
April 22, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. and CleanFUEL USA will provide 154 Blue Bird propane-powered Vision school buses to several Southern California school districts and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Los Angeles district contracts alt. fuel buses for special-ed students
December 1, 2008
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education awarded a contract for 140 new alternative fuel buses for the 2009-1...
STA Education Foundation to host golf tournament
October 30, 2008
The foundation’s partnership with the Nationwide Tour will help expand the foundation's ability to offer college scholarships to deserving high school students.
STA names president of its Education Foundation
October 23, 2008
Peter J. Pearson has been named president of the Student Transportation of America Education Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Student Transportation of America (STA).

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