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  • Mar 12, 2015

    Being a School Bus Driver is More Than a Part-Time Job

    Being a school bus driver is a part-time job, but it carries full-time responsibility. As an industry leader, First Student doesn't just hire drivers; we employ people with compassionate attitudes who want to help students.
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  • Feb 23, 2015

    Operation Cold Kidz: Your Kids are Our Kids

    A heartbreaking winter morning, with temperatures below 0°, inspires a First Student bus driver to take on a massive effort to warm the hearts, hands and bodies of the students and people in her community.
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  • Dec 29, 2014

    First Student Winter Coat Drive in Cincinnati

    Stories of our bus drivers and monitors going above and beyond for their students aren’t rare - but they are special. While their actions are oftentimes small, the impact is great. Our school bus drivers and monitors make a difference every day, but it’s during the holidays when they can really see the impact they make on the lives of “their kids.”
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  • Dec 16, 2014

    First Student Suits Up for Safety

    Safety is an integral part of our First Student culture and we are committed to incorporating safety into all aspects of our service for both our riders and our staff. We are proud of the measures we've taken to protect our riders, and we are equally proud of those we take to protect our staff.
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  • Nov 10, 2014

    View from the Driver’s Seat: Thriving Through Privatization

    Hear from two First Student drivers who recently completed the transition from district-run operations to contracted service. They share their insight into the transition, lessons learned from the process and advice for other drivers whose district is considering privatization.
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    “At My Stop, You Stop!” - 2014 National School Bus Safety Week

    Did you know riding a school bus is one of the safest forms of transportation on the road today? Did you know riding a school bus is one of the safest forms of transportation on the road today? That’s why, every year, the National Association for Pupil Transportation organizes a national event designed to increase the awareness of bus safety. This year, First Student and school districts will celebrate National School Bus Safety Week throughout the week of October 20th.
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  • Sep 23, 2014

    5 Questions about School Transportation Contracting You May Have Been Too Embarrassed to Ask

    What’s happening in school transportation contracting is important, not only to the parents of school-age children and educators, but also to taxpayers and concerned citizens of all ages. Here are answers to the most fundamental questions, written for all to easily understand.
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