Trust us to manage on-time arrivals
Put performance at the forefront
For over 30 years, our Routing Center of Excellence has provided districts with community-specific services and has ensured the best home-to-school experience for students. First Student works in step with our school district partners to transition system-developed route schemes into efficient on-the-road operations. The team supports districts throughout the United States and Canada, leveraging their vast experience and using tools like Edulog, Versatrans, Transfinder, and BusPlanner.
Our team specializes in:
- Turnkey routing services
- Route optimization and analysis
- System maintenance and technical updates
- Scenario modeling and consulting
Districts directly routed by our experts every year
Student journeys completed every day
Buses routed each year across all major routing software platforms
Miles driven every year
Drive Efficiency Through Your Transportation System
Thorough planning guided by years of routing experience and today’s latest technology all come together to help First Student determine the most efficient routes that fit the unique needs of your district. The best transportation systems start with accurate routing.
The Most Technologically Advanced Buses on the Road
First Student seeks out, tests and develops the industry’s best vehicle technology, hardware and software to deliver on our promise to school district partners.Learn more
Caring for Students is Our First Priority
First Student drivers are the face of our company, but there is a whole team that stands behind and supports them. From routing and dispatch to maintenance and safety, we’ve built our entire system around our promise to protect every student, every day. When you partner with us, you get that promise in action.Learn more
Routing Drives Operational Excellence
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.Learn more
How a Routing Analysis Saved Vigo County $100K Annually
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First Transportation Solutions provides a collaborative approach that enables school districts to maintain ownership of their fleet and facilities while providing transportation best practices, support and training.