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Viaduct Closure Goes Better Than Expected for Seattle Public Schools Transportation

The recent closure of the Seattle Viaduct was predicted by various news outlets to be a traffic headache. Despite that fearsome prediction, it is...

First Student is Expanding in Connecticut

EASTON, Conn. — First Student will be providing safe and reliable transportation to thousands of additional students in Connecticut for the 2019-2020 school year...

First Student Shares Top Winter Safety Tips for Drivers, Students, Parents

CINCINNATI — While winter officially arrives on December 21, many areas of the country have already been experiencing snow and ice, which can mean...

R.I. Driver Strike Complicates Special Needs School Bus Service

Local government authorities in Providence, Rhode Island, are under pressure to get special needs students transported to and from school, as drivers with contractor...

School Bus Routing Experts Provide Efficiency and Savings

First Student has been Fairfield, Connecticut’s Public Schools’ student transportation provider for more than 20 years. While the district performs its own bus routing,...

Red Cross Helps After School Bus Catches Fire in Kansas City

The Red Cross helped calm and attend to students after a fire broke out on their school bus in Kansas City, reported 41 Action News. ...
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First Student’s Fourth Annual Safety Dog Bus Tour Goes Back to...

CINCINNATI — School transportation leader First Student shines a spotlight on school bus safety this back-to-school season with its fourth annual Safety Dog Bus...
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First Student Awarded Transportation Contract with Ventura County Office of Education

CAMARILLO, Calif. — First Student will be providing school transportation to a new community in Southern California this fall. The Ventura County Office of...

First Student Expands Canadian Operations with CG Pearson Acquisition

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — First Student, North America’s leader in student transportation, today announced the acquisition of CG Pearson Bus Lines, an Ontario-based provider of...

First Group, Plc, Parent of First Student, Changes Top Executives

FirstGroup, Plc, the Aberdeen, Scotland-based corporate parent of First Student, Greyhound Lines and First Transit, recently announced that Tim O’Toole resigned from its board...

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...