More than 170 STI locations will be collecting donations for those in need as part of the “Driving Our Communities” campaign.
Gregg Peterson retires after 49 years in the school bus industry. He started working for his uncle’s company, Russell Transportation, at 17 years old.
The new 10-year deal makes Duval County Public Schools the contractor’s biggest customer.
In the $3.5 million annual pact with Lackawanna City School District, the contractor will provide transportation services, routing implementation, and 50 new vehicles.
Johnston Community School District’s transportation system, currently owned and operated by the district, will be converted to Student Transportation of America.
The school bus operator’s pact with two Nebraska districts now extends to 2019. David Prince, STA’s general manager of the contract, now takes on broader responsibility.
The five-year pact with Morongo Unified School District, located in the Mojave Desert, includes new buses with air conditioning and three-point belts.
The school bus operator wins its second contract in the state: a five-year pact to provide transportation for Tigard-Tualatin School District.
The company wins contracts for Los Angeles Unified School District, as well as the nearby Porter Ranch community and a regional center, adding about $10.5 million in annual revenue.
The contractor is awarded a new $3 million annual contract — its first in Oregon — to provide transportation services to Lake Oswego School District.
The contractor will provide Pine-Richland School District in Pittsburgh with 77 propane-fueled school vehicles starting with the 2015-16 school year.
The manufacturer’s school buses will power the largest “green fleet” of school vehicles in Colorado, according to Blue Bird and STA.
The school bus contractor has been locking in prices with fuel vendors for fiscal year 2016. Company officials expect more reduction in fuel expenses next year.