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On-Board Bus Technologies

Safer, simpler, and more efficient student transportation

Improve your transportation with technology built for efficiency

You deserve the latest technological innovations that improve the quality of your transportation service, create new efficiencies for your district, and keep your students safe. With our on-board bus technologies, you can easily address:

  • Safety issues on the bus
  • Behavioral issues
  • Driver Performance
  • Mechanical difficulties
First Student Partners with Xenia Community Schools for Upgraded Technology
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We work with 1,000 school districts

39,700+

School buses driven

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We work with districts in 38 American states and 7 Canadian provinces

5M

Student journeys completed every day

The Most Advanced Buses on the Road​

Our integrated solutions incorporate the latest technologies with safety, efficiency, and compassion in mind. These solutions allow you to address everything from mechanics to student behavior quickly, effectively, and with care. ​

DriverScore has improved our overall safety because it pinpoints where incidents have occurred on a map in real time. This timeliness makes for more effective coaching and allows us to identify trends and problem areas that need to be addressed.

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The FirstView® brings together GPS, electronic routing software and First Student’s operations platform, FOCUS™, to provide enhanced communication and visibility into your transportation system. The suite consists of the FirstView® District Dashboard and the FirstView® Parent App.​

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Student conduct issues on even a single bus route can throw off the whole school day for students, parents or caregivers, and school officials. FirstACTS® (Active Conduct Training System) helps everyone more easily communicate incidents for timely action and resolution.

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Learn More About Us

As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student moves more passengers per day than all U.S. airlines combined. We know the value in leveraging our best practices, technologies and processes to deliver quality transportation solutions. What sets us apart is our desire to build close, trusted partnerships with the districts we serve.