Latest Student Transportation of America Stories

2011-08-19 17:02:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student Transportation of America (STA) issued a notice today for parents of all Duval County Magnet School students, confirming that the school bus company will be serving all magnet schools in Duval County and is ready to add routes where needed to assist families whose routes were dropped by Durham School Services this week. In June, as a result of budget shortfalls, Duval County Public Schools cut all bus service to and from magnet...

2011-08-12 14:42:00

WALL, N.J., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools across the country begin to welcome children back to school this week, Student Transportation of America (STA), the third-largest school bus contractor in North America, reminds parents that riding a school bus remains one of the safest forms of transportation on the road. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, riding a bus to school is 13 times safer than riding in a passenger vehicle and 10 times safer than walking to...

2011-07-20 17:12:00

OCALA, Fla., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/NY38849 ) Student Transportation of America employees and executives display a presentation check for Marion County, Florida Public Schools, which depicts the $7 million cash investment the company has offered if the school board votes to privatize their student transportation service with STA. After a lengthy RFP process, STA was the transportation provider recommended by the school board's...

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