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Routing

Trust us to manage on-time student arrivals

Optimized. On-time. Safe and Sound.

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 your students.

Student transportation is complex. That’s where our routing team comes in. These experts provide routing and scheduling solutions like:

  • The resources to prepare new routes
  • Efficient routing that delivers on-time
  • System and technical updates
First Transportation Solutions Routing Consulting
5M

Student journeys completed every day

30,000

Buses routed each year across all major routing software platforms

200+

Districts directly routed by our experts every year

550M

Miles driven every year

Partner with First Student to define your best routes and 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. 

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.

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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.

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Check out this case study to see how First Transportation Solutions, 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 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.