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Atlantic Express Announces Three-Year Contract Renewal with City of New York for Staten Island South Shore Express Bus Service

STATEN ISLAND, November 8, 2011– Atlantic Express Transportation Corp., a Staten Island-based leading national provider of school bus, para-transit, coach and express bus transportation services, announced today that its subsidiary Atlantic Express Coachways, Inc. has recently reached an agreement with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to renew the transportation contract for the X23 and X24 commuter express bus service.

Under the terms of the three-year contract extension, Atlantic Express will continue to provide its popular, reliable, economical, GPS equipped fleet of late-model luxury European-style coach bus service between the South Shore of Staten Island and Midtown Manhattan through September 2014.

“Atlantic Express is very pleased to extend our long-term relationship with the City of New York,” said Domenic Gatto, president and chief executive officer of Atlantic Express. “Our company has developed and maintained a commitment to outstanding passenger safety and excellent customer service. We continue to make investments in our fleet and operations to provide Staten Islanders with the most reliable and cost-effective transportation service in the City.”

Atlantic Express has been operating X23/X24 express bus service since 2001 under contract with the NYCEDC and under supervision of the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT). This contract extension will provide total revenues of approximately $19 million.

ABOUT ATLANTIC EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION CORP.

Atlantic Express is the fourth largest provider of student transportation in the United States and the leading provider in New York City, the largest market in the United States. The company pioneered paratransit services for physically and mentally challenged passengers. With its fleet of luxury European-style motorcoaches, it offers fixed route transit, express commuter line, charter and tour bus services. The company has contracts with more than 100 school districts throughout the United States and operates a fleet of over 6,000 vehicles.

Domenic F. Gatto, CEO and President
Atlantic Express Transportation Corp.
7 North Street
Staten Island, New York 10302

For additional information please contact:

Noel Cabrera, Executive Vice President
Atlantic Express Transportation Corp.
718-442-7000 ext. 8073
Email: ncabrera@aetg.net
Website: www.atlanticexpress.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Atlantic-Express/177738770189

Corp. E-mail address: nyhq@atlanticexpress.com

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