May 28, 2008
First Student Signs New Contract for Student Transportation Services With Houston Charter Schools
CINCINNATI, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has been awarded the contract to provide school bus service to students of the Kipp Houston and Yes Prep Charter Schools in Houston. The contract is a five-year, full-service agreement that includes operation of 70 school bus routes and a fleet of 87 vehicles.
"We are pleased to be beginning this new relationship with Kipp Houston and Yes Prep Charter Schools," says Bob Thompson, business development manager at First Student. "We are committed to providing safe, efficient and dependable transportation for these students."
"At First Student, we are dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the children entrusted to us on our buses each day," said Paster.
First Student, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of FirstGroup America, is the largest provider of school bus transportation in North America. With a fleet of 60,000 yellow school buses, First Student safely transports nearly 4 million students to and from school every day across the U.S. and Canada. First Student is dedicated to providing the safest and most efficient student transportation service in North America. For more information, please visit http://www.firststudentinc.com/.
First Student, Inc.
CONTACT: Kimberly Mulcahy, +1-630-393-0732, for First Student, Inc.
Web site: http://www.firststudentinc.com/