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Former CEO of Thomas Built Buses appointed new Sonny Merryman CEO

Sonny Merryman announced today Caley Edgerly has been appointed the new President & CEO of the company. Edgerly will assume responsibilities starting Monday, August 9. While new to the company, Edgerly is no stranger to school buses or Sonny Merryman. Prior to accepting this position, Edgerly was the President & CEO for six years of […]

Innovative solution will serve 3,500 students across one of California’s largest school districts

Zūm, the trusted provider of modern student transportation, today announced it has been awarded a contract with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to implement its student transportation service district-wide. The partnership, valued at $150 million over the next five years, will encompass transportation for 3,500 students across 150 school campuses starting in Fall […]

STA launches electric school bus program in Los Angeles

Student Transportation of America (STA) announced today the launch of its Electric Vehicle (EV) Pilot Program in Los Angeles, Calif., one of the first markets identified to receive electric school buses as part of the organization’s expansive effort to introduce battery-powered buses to city, suburban and rural communities across the nation in the coming year. […]

EQT Infrastructure acquires First Student and First Transit

FirstGroup plc (‘FirstGroup’ or the ‘Group’) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of First Student and First Transit to EQT Infrastructure (the ‘Sale’), which was approved by FirstGroup shareholders on 27 May 2021. Completion follows the satisfaction of the conditions precedent to the Sale, as outlined in the circular to FirstGroup […]

School Bus Safety Company (SBSC) announces new training program for students in the Pre-K to Grade 2 age group

Jeff Cassell, President of SBSC, explained, “As an industry we do a really great job in providing safe school bus transportation, but there is one area we can do a far better job, teaching the students the safe practices when they are in the danger zones around school buses. The reason for this is that […]

InterClean Equipment announces BuyBoard vendor contract

InterClean Equipment, one of the leading and sustainable, innovative commercial vehicle wash systems and water recycling pioneers in the world, today announced it has been awarded a contract with the BuyBoard, a purchasing cooperative, to increase the buying power of school districts and other public agencies for capital equipment. As a member company, InterClean will […]

Student Transportation of America promotes Shelly Hall to Senior Vice President of Health and Safety

Student Transportation of America (STA) announced today that Shelly Hall has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Health and Safety. Hall joined the Company in 2017 as Vice President of Safety and was tasked with leading the organization’s safety team throughout the United States and Canada. “I am very excited to announce the promotion […]

First electric buses equipped with BusPatrol safety technology hit the roads in Chesapeake

  In an industry first, BusPatrol has equipped electric buses with its suite of safety technology at Chesapeake Public Schools in Virginia. The School District recently upgraded its fleet with the addition of two new electric buses, as part of a sustainability initiative with Dominion Energy. The electric vehicles will be the first in the […]

BusPatrol launches academy to hire and train safety technology installers

  BusPatrol announces the launch of BusPatrol Academy, a one-week paid training and certification program for aspiring technicians. Attendees will learn how to modernize school buses with the company’s leading safety technology. The company is actively recruiting hundreds of Field Service Technicians to help outfit tens of thousands of buses with safety technology. BusPatrol has […]

Blue Bird charges ahead with 500 electric school buses in North America

During an annual dealer meeting in late May, school bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation announced the milestone of 500 electric-powered school buses delivered or on order. As the only school bus manufacturer that produces and sells all three school-bus body configurations in EV, Blue Bird expects its electric bus sales to accelerate through the rest […]