School bus contractor First Student provided shuttle service for the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in New Jersey in June.

Hundreds of school bus drivers transported athletes, coaches and spectators to various venues in Lawrenceville and Princeton.

“We were proud to partner with the Special Olympics,” said Ursula Rinas, First Student location manager. “What made the event was the incredible determination of the athletes. They were such an inspiration to all of us. No matter how long the hours of operation, we could not let them down.”

First Student drivers from five locations in New Jersey transported more than 10,000 participants during the Special Olympics, which was held June 15-20. The company operated shuttle service for 15 hours each day of the event.

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