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Transportation Consulting

Leverage our expertise to streamline your transportation operation

Efficiencies and cost savings

FirstSolutions offers a customized consulting service to review your district’s current transportation operation and provide you world class analysis and expert recommendations to improve your department’s performance.

Unlike typical consulting firms, we have vast experience providing student transportation services. You can be confident that whatever your challenge is, somewhere across our business, we have already identified and implemented a solution.


The evaluation of your District’s current transportation system can include any or all of the following elements:

  • Routing Efficiency and Effectiveness Analysis
  • Daily Operations Assessment
  • Fleet Analysis
  • Maintenance Assessment
  • Transportation Safety Assessment

Student journeys completed every day


Buses routed each year across all major routing software platforms


Districts directly routed by our experts every year


Miles driven every year

Drive Efficiency Through Your Entire Operation

Student transportation is complex. Leverage our century-long experience establishing, implementing, and refining transportation operations, maintenance and routing best practices. You can trust our blueprint and our team to support you in providing your students with a safe and efficient ride to school.

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.

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Check out this case study to see how FirstSolutions, the consulting arm of First Student, was able to examine Fairfield Connecticut Public Schools’ routing and save the district $100K annually.

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First Student’s maintenance quality, efficiencies and economies of scale helped St. James Parish School board secure considerable savings and freedom from worries about the safety of their bus fleet.

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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.​

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Cincinnati, OH 45202

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