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National Express LLC appoints Tim Wertner as CEO of its Student Transportation Division in North America

National Express LLC, a division of National Express Group PLC, today announced that Tim Wertner has been appointed CEO of Student Transportation (“School Bus”). Tim has extensive experience in transportation and logistics and joins from FedEx where he spent 30 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of the FedEx North America Western Division. In […]

Durham School Services team members in Michigan recognized for exemplary service and dedication

Durham School Services is proud to announce that twelve of its team members have received community awards for their dedication to and excellence in service. Ten team members were awarded the Rochester Community Schools (RCS) Sparkle Award; three received special recognition, and two received the Oakland Schools Excellence in Transportation Award. As part of our […]

Blue Bird delivers largest electric school bus fleet in its history to Broward County Public Schools in Florida

Blue Bird Corporation, the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, is supplying 60 electric school buses to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in Florida. The delivery represents the largest electric school bus fleet purchase in Blue Bird’s history. Through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Electric School Bus Project, BCPS is replacing part […]

Boston Public Schools puts first 20 Blue Bird electric buses in operation

Blue Bird Corporation, the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, in conjunction with its dealer Anderson Blue Bird Bus Sales of New England, has delivered its first batch of 20 electric school buses to Boston Public Schools (BPS). School officials and local government leaders hail the groundbreaking pilot program as the largest electric school […]

Thomas Built Buses and Proterra reach major milestone for electric school buses

  Thomas Built Buses (TBB) and Proterra Inc announced today that TBB’s Proterra Powered Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school buses have driven more than one million miles for school districts across North America. With more than 300 electric school buses on the road, today’s announcement represents a major operational milestone just as historic federal funding, […]

First Student introduces new customized consulting service to further support transportation needs of school districts

  Delivering innovative and effective solutions to today’s biggest student transportation challenges, First Student continues to lead the industry with the launch of First Consulting. The new service allows school districts to tap into the expertise of the world’s largest school transportation provider. First Consulting leverages First Student’s extensive experience providing safe, reliable and efficient […]

First Student acquires Dufresne Group

First Student announces the completion of its acquisition of the Dufresne Group, a Montreal-based provider of school transportation, coach and transit passenger services. The acquisition expands First Student’s home-to-school operations in Eastern Canada. Established in 1955, the Dufresne Group has delivered safe and reliable school bus transportation daily to thousands of students. The acquisition is […]

McKeesport Area School District joins safety program to stop illegal school bus passing

Every day in Pennsylvania, hundreds of motorists fail to stop for school buses and put the lives of children at risk. McKeesport Area School District aims to reduce dangerous driving around its school buses with the launch of a new safety program in partnership with local police and BusPatrol.   Starting in February, all 50 […]

GreenPower appoints K. Neal as a school bus dealer for the state of Maryland and Washington D.C.

  GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, today announced the appointment of K. Neal International Trucks, Inc. as an exclusive dealer for GreenPower’s all-electric Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST school buses for the state of Maryland and Washington D.C. “We are excited to be working […]

First Student reaches 1,000,000 electric school bus miles

First Student continues to lead the way in school bus electrification, reaching 1,000,000 electric school bus miles. The company operates the largest number of electric school buses, with currently more than 230 delivering safe and reliable transportation for almost 800,000 students this school year. Reaching one million miles is a significant milestone in First Student’s […]