• Mar 04, 2013

    First Student Selected to Provide Transportation for Indian River Central School District in New York

    First Student Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has been awarded a five-year contract to provide school bus transportation to the Indian River School District in New York.
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  • Feb 01, 2013

    First Student Team Has 'Loved the Bus Since 1913

    In 1913, Newman City Schools contracted with Patchett Bus and Transportation Company, providing student transportation services in California's first school bus. Over the next 100 years, bus company ownership changed to First Student, and the school bus design, safety features and driver training changed, but the commitment to safe, secure and reliable student transportation has remained steadfast. As the American School Bus Council's (ASBC) Love the Bus Month kicks off in February, First Student recognizes and honors its school bus drivers across the United States for their dedication to safely and securely transporting students to and from school each day for 100 years, and it salutes the school bus as the safest form of transportation on the road today.
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  • Feb 01, 2013

    First Student to Hold Hiring Event for Cincinnati Location

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, is looking to hire qualified part-time school bus drivers for its Cincinnati location. The company is holding a hiring event Saturday, February 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4785 Morse Street in Beechmont. First Student representatives will be on hand to answer questions and conduct interviews.
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  • Feb 01, 2013

    First Student to Provide Shuttle Service for Super Bowl XLVII

    First Student Charter Bus Rental is playing a key role in the biggest football game of the year. The division of the nation's leader in student transportation is proud to partner with SP Plus Gameday to provide shuttle service for the Super Bowl. More than 200 buses and highly-trained drivers will be used to transport Superdome workers from various locations in New Orleans to the stadium.
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  • Jan 01, 2013

    First Student Prepares for Inclement Weather and Offers Winter Tips for Motorists and Parents

    The new year is a perfect time for drivers to remember the importance of safety on our nation's roadways, especially as winter weather impacts roads across the country. At First Student, North America's largest provider of student transportation, school bus drivers are trained and prepared for the travel challenges that accompany the harsh winter months.
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  • Jan 01, 2013

    First Student Partners with CincyAfterSchool, Cincinnati Public Schools and 3CDC for Fourth-Annual School Skates Program

    Nearly 800 Cincinnati Public students will hit the ice at the U.S. Bank Ice Rink on Fountain Square this winter free of charge, thanks to School Skates. First Student, the exclusive provider of school transportation services to Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), is partnering with CPS, YMCA-led CincyAfterSchool and Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC) to give the students an opportunity to participate in one of the city's most popular winter attractions.
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  • Jan 01, 2013

    First Student in Adrian, MI Receives 100% School Bus Inspection Pass Rate

    First Student in Adrian, Mich. receives high marks for maintaining its buses by achieving a 100% pass rate from Michigan State Police for the school buses serving Adrian Public Schools. The inspections, conducted in November, check the mechanical aspects and the safety features of the school buses to ensure they are safe and operating at top conditions.
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  • Nov 01, 2012

    First Student Adds Nearly 135 Propane Autogas-Powered Buses to Pacific Northwest Fleet

    First Student, Inc., the largest provider of school transportation in North America, has received the delivery of 134 propane autogas school buses. The CLEANFUEL USA and Collins buses will provide bus service to Seattle Public Schools and Portland Public Schools.
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  • Oct 02, 2012

    First Student Urges Motorists to Give the School Bus a "Brake" During School Bus Safety Week, October 22-26

    Despite their size and bright color, school buses are often overlooked by other motorists, resulting in accidents and injuries to drivers and passengers. To encourage awareness and safe driving, First Student - the largest provider of student transportation in North America - joins the National Student Transportation Association (NSTA), the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) to recognize School Bus Safety Week October 22 26.
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  • Oct 01, 2012

    Joe Eversole Named Location Manager of First Student Cincinnati

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, recently named Joe Eversole its location manager in Cincinnati, Ohio. He oversees all transportation operations for four operating lots, which includes oversight of safety and maintenance for school districts First Student serves in the area including Cincinnati Public Schools.
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