• 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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  • Sep 04, 2014

    Fueling a Clean, Sustainable Future for Our Children

    There is growing demand for products and services promoting a cleaner, greener environment. Organizations of all sizes - from small-town school districts to large corporations – are finding ways to reduce their impact on the environment. With our expertise, we are able to support our district partners who wish to create a more sustainable future by greening their school bus fleet.
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  • Aug 28, 2014

    Kudos to Drivers for Awards, Job Well Done

    First Student drivers were recognized at the National School Transportation Association's 44th annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition held in Charleston, South Carolina.
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  • Aug 15, 2014

    Taking the Classroom on the Road with Wi-Fi Enabled Buses

    Today’s technology allows us to be connected just about everywhere we go; why not on the school bus to study before class or get a head start on homework? First Student is driving innovation by providing districts with the option for Wi-Fi enabled buses – effectively transforming the school bus into a “rolling classroom.”
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