Industry Releases

TransPar Group Acquires Educational Consulting Company

TransPar Group, which specializes in school transportation services, has acquired Access Management Group, Inc., an educational consulting company.With the acquisition of Access Management Group, TransPar clients will have the added…
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Blue Bird Web Site Wins Ektron All-Star Award

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corporation’s web site, www.blue-bird.com, was recently honored with a 2008 Ektron All-Star Award as the best transportation site. The awards were presented in 24…
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Thomas Announces Drivers of the Year

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A safe ride during a storm last year won school bus driver Sharon Scott high praise from one her young riders and first place in the…
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Low Orders Mean Layoffs at Thomas Built

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses will lay off about 16 percent of its workforce due to low school bus orders, the company announced.
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IC Bus to Enter Motorcoach Market

SAN DIEGO — IC Bus will use its school buses manufacturing experience to produce motorocoaches in 2010, the company announced at the American Public Transportation EXPO on Monday.
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Thomas Built Buses to Help Teach New Media

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Starting this January, teachers from the John F. Kennedy Center will roam the country in a custom-made Thomas Built school bus teaching middle school children and…
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STA Rewards College-Bound Seniors

WALL, N.J. — School bus contractor Student Transportation of America (STA) recently awarded nine Pennsylvania high school graduates with $1,000 scholarship from 2008 John Finfrock Scholars program, named after a…
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