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First Student Expands in Illinois, Acquires Hopewell Transportation

NEW LENOX, Ill. — Walk First Student, North America’s leader in student transportation, today announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Hopewell Transportation....
First Student said this electric bus being tested in Rochester, Minnesota, is the first step in the company’s evolution toward sustainability.

First Student Pilot Tests Electric School Bus in Minnesota

North America’s largest school bus contractor launched one of several new initiatives to test the feasibility of all-electric vehicles to transport students to and...
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First Student Sr. VP Receives National Safety Council Distinguished Service to...

CINCINNATI, Ohio — The National Safety Council (NSC) has presented Darryl Hill, senior vice president of safety for First Student, with its 2019 Distinguished...
First Student's 5th Annual Safety Dog Bus Tour Across North America starts on August 29. (Photo courtesy of First Student.)

First Student’s Safety Dog Bus Tour is Educating Students on School...

CINCINNATI — School transportation leader First Student is shining a spotlight on school bus safety this back-to-school season with its 5th Annual Safety Dog...

Michigan Communities Benefit from New School Buses

LANSING, Mich. — Dean Transportation, Hoekstra Transportation and Thomas Built Buses today celebrated their collaboration to provide school buses in Michigan at a back-to-school...
Safety Vision interior school bus camera

District Saves Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Thanks to Bus Video...

Wallenpaupack School District in Pennsylvania relies on Safety Vision’s mobile surveillance system for more than bus driver and student safety. By thinking outside the...
SWAT officers prepare to storm a school bus in a response to a mock hijacking at the NSTA Annual Conference & Convention on Monday, July 22, 2019 in Austin, Texas.

Simulated School Bus Hijacking, SWAT Response Held at Annual NSTA Convention

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration and the National Tactical Officers Association simulated a school bus hijacking incident for attendees of the 55th National School...
Front row, left to right: Sue Kramer, Brad Krapf, Dale Krapf, Gary Krapf, Dallas Krapf, Alison Sload, Beverly Peppernick, Blake Krapf. Back row left to right, Brent Cumens, Alison Bryant, Dan Jauch, Dennis Ryan, Shawn McGlinchey, Jim Hager, Stacey Golden.

‘The Bus Stops Here’ for Krapf with Pennsylvania Association Award

Dale Krapf, chairman of the board of directors for school bus contractor the Krapf Group, received the seventh Pennsylvania School Bus Association (PSBA) “The...

National School Transportation Association Announces New Executive Director

Curt Macysyn from Allentown, New Jersey has joined the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) as the new executive director. Macysyn has a wide range...

National Express Leads Additional Investment in Startup Ridesharing App Kango

North American school bus contractor National Express, LLC. was at the forefront of a $3.6 million Series A funding round, joining Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...