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TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL BUSING

With First Student, you receive safe, reliable student transportation services that maximizes operational efficiencies and cost savings without sacrificing control or accountability.  You remain in the driver’s seat with custom solutions that give you the results you want – without the worry and stress you don’t need. 
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SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

Student transportation is complex with ever changing demands, regulations, routes and needs. Contracting bus management services provides key district personnel with many freedoms they enjoy – with budget only being part of the equation. You choose the level of service and control; we provide a customized district-specific solution that addresses a variety of daily transportation challenges, as well as provides the foundation for your district to meet your annual and long-term goals. Your district retains control while relinquishing the need to manage the day-to-day transportation challenges.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES

From comprehensive turnkey student transportation solutions to route optimization or stepped levels of service, we custom design a transportation package specific to your district’s goals and needs. Each service level is designed with efficiency is mind so you enjoy enhanced while saving critical resources to funnel back into the classroom

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OUR APPROACH

We use our operations expertise and industry knowledge – coupled with the strength of your local experience – to design a transportation service that meets your needs and goals, while providing safe, reliable and efficient transportation solutions that take your district to the next level.

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SCALED SERVICE LEVELS

Whether you need 1 bus or 1,000, we provide service to schools and districts of all sizes and types; from home-to-school, extracurricular, pre-school and special-needs, we have a solution.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Our management services allow you to focus on education as we provide support for transportation staff, including day-to-day management, recruiting, screening, hiring, training, payroll, benefits administration, and labor relations. 

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BUS OWNERSHIP OR LEASING

Bus ownership or leasing can be managed a variety of ways, and is dependent on your goals and needs. You may choose to own or lease your buses; or offset to free capital. You still enjoy the same high-quality service whether you own your buses or we do.

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TECHNOLOGY

From GPS services, which bus and student tracking, to EVIR technology, which ensures that vehicles are safe and fully operational with no service gaps, we’re consistently research new innovations and technologies to provide up-to-the-minute answers for you and your community.