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Thursday Apr 17 | STN Online

First Student Awarded Contract with Decatur Public School District

First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, will continue to provide student transportation for the Decatur Public School District in Illinois after being awarded a new contract for the 2014-2015 school year and beyond.


Related Topix: Transportation, Education Etc.

Thu Apr 10, 2014

STN Online

One-stop Verification Point Will Make Roads Safer, Protect Riders

FirstGroup America , North America's largest transportation company, hailed a proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to create a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all commercial driver's license holders in the United States.


Related Topix: Transportation, Drugs, Drug Testing

School Bus Fleet

Contractors see safety as an investment

Executives for some of North America's largest school bus companies discuss how allocating resources toward such efforts as driver training and preventive maintenance can benefit the operation by improving safety and employee morale, which, in turn, enhances profitability.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Education Etc., West Chester, PA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bids to take over Muskegon school transportation submitted by three private firms and the union

The district last month issued a request for proposals from vendors interested in taking over employment of drivers, mechanics and clerks, and possibly buying the buses.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Transportation

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The York Daily Record

Spring Grove narrows its upcoming bus service contract to two

Spring Grove School District will not renew its contract with the company it currently uses for school bus services, according to George Ioannidis, business manager for the district.


Related Topix: Spring Grove, PA, York County, PA, Hanover, PA, Red Lion, PA, Transportation

Wed Apr 02, 2014

This Is London

FirstGroup warns revenues hit by bad weather in the US

Tube passengers criticised transport bosses today after being trapped in a lift in "stifling heat" for more than an hour while alarms blared.


Related Topix: Transportation

Ipswich Evening Star

East Anglia: FirstGroup on track to meet expectations despite weather woes in North America

Bus and train operator FirstGroup said today that operating profit for its financial year to March 31 would be in line with expectations, despite the impact of severe weather on its North America operations during the final quarter.


Related Topix: Transportation, Weather

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Insider Monkey

Two Oil-Related Services Stocks With Multiple Insider Purchases

Tracking insider purchases is very important to our investment strategy, just as keeping an eye on hedge fund moves.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Ferrellgas Partners LP, Retail, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, FirstGroup

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. Issues Statement Regarding Federal Trade Commission Press Release

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. is pleased to announce that, after a lengthy and thorough investigation, the Federal Trade Commission has concluded that the company's decision in 2008 to reduce the fill level in its Blue Rhino propane tanks from 17 pounds to 15 pounds was not the result of collusion.


Related Topix: Ferrellgas Partners LP, Retail, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, FirstGroup


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