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First Student Acquires New York School Bus Company
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First Student Acquires New York School Bus Company

February 2, 2009

CINCINNATI — First Student, Inc., the leading school transportation provider in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of southern New York-based G&G Bus Service, a privately-owned company established in 1953. 

First Student acquired 62 school buses and transferred management of all of G&G’s student transportation contracts.  In addition, all 53 people previously employed by G&G, including drivers, mechanics, administrative staff and bus attendants, were transferred to First Student employment.

Customers whose business was transferred to First Student include:

  • Chester Union Free School District
  • Florida Union Free School District
  • Minisink Valley Central School District
  • Warwick Valley Central School District
  • John S. Burke Catholic High School
  • Greystone, Inc.
  • AGRI Business Child Development

“We are pleased to add this new business to our portfolio and look forward to working with our new customers,” said Carey Paster, President & CEO of Commercial Development, Sales, & Marketing for First Student. “We have an industry-leading safety record, a commitment to delivering excellent customer service, as well as a world-class driver training and injury prevention program. Our new employees have already begun training in First Student’s programs.”