Optimized. On time. Safe and sound.
Expert support scaled to meet your district's needs
Our routing services team has been in operation for over 25 years, providing districts with community-specific services and ensuring the best home-to-school experience for students.
Student transportation is complex. That’s where our team comes in.
Our experts provide routing and scheduling solutions scaled to meet the exact needs of your district:
- Route optimization and analysis
- System maintenance and technical updates
- Scenario modeling and consulting
- Turnkey routing services
Buses routed each year across all major routing software platforms
Miles driven every year
Districts directly routed by our experts every year
Student journeys completed every day
Drive Efficiency Through Your Entire Operation
First Student provides full-service routing for more than 80 school districts with fleets that range in size from a few buses to several hundred. We offer turnkey routing services for new school year planning and ongoing, day-to-day route maintenance. Districts receive comprehensive, expert support.
Efficient Routing Can Ease the Pain of Driver Shortage
First Student has found innovative routing techniques can often help mitigate driver shortage challenges many districts face. Learn how our routing team is finding success for our partners across the country.Learn More
Stand-Alone Routing Solutions
Student transportation isn’t one size fits all. Whether you need help maintaining your buses, managing your operations, or rethinking routes – we can tailor our services to fit your needs.Learn More
Routing Drives Operational Excellence
Check out this case study to see how First Solutions, the consulting arm of First Student, was able to examine Fairfield Connecticut Public Schools’ routing and save the district $100K annually.Learn More
Learn How A Partnership With First Solutions Saved Vigo County $100,000 Annually
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.