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First Student expands Canadian operations by acquiring Sabem SEC Home-to-School Assets

First Student, North America’s leader in student transportation, today announced it signed an agreement to acquire a more than 140-bus operation in Quebec from Sabem SEC. The deal extends First Student’s operations in Quebec, where the company has a fleet of almost 750. First Student operates under its Autobus Transco brand in the province, where […]

Ergonomic Safety Ladders Prevent Accidents, Increase Morale and Save Money

  Finally, ergonomical long-lasting all-around service platform ladder stands to service all exterior areas of school buses. Benefits to your company include: Proven to prevent costly accidents and injuries. Proven to increase working comfort and safety. OSHA rated 300-lb. Special Purpose Ladders. Meets ANSI specifications. Patented 6061-grade aluminum support frame. Commercial grade wheels for easy rolling. […]

FirstGroup enters agreement to sell First Student and First Transit

Friday, April 23, FirstGroup announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of First Student and First Transit to EQT Infrastructure. The proposed sale brings together North America’s market leaders in school and public transportation with one of the world’s largest infrastructure investors. First Student and First Transit operations will continue as usual […]

Micro Bird: G5 75% cleaner than U.S. emission standards

In a statement released Monday, Micro Bird claims to be the first to bring to market a Type A propane autogas school bus with low nitrogen oxides.   The company’s G5 Type A bus equipped with ROUSH CleanTech’s Gen 5 propane fuel system is certified to California Air Resources Board’s optional low nitrogen oxide emissions standard […]

Industry Associations Step Up

Curt Macysyn, executive director of the National School Transportation Association, details why collaboration between associations is critical for the industry’s post-COVID recovery As the country prepared itself for the impact of an international pandemic, student transportation became adversely impacted, as parents and education officials alike became concerned over their children’s exposure to contagion and public […]