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Gresham-Barlow School District in Oregon Continues 50-Year Partnership with First Student
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Gresham-Barlow School District in Oregon Continues 50-Year Partnership with First Student

July 6, 2016

Thousands of students in the Gresham-Barlow School District in Gresham, Ore., will continue to start and finish their school day with First Student, the industry’s leading provider of student transportation solutions.

The district recently extended its 50-year partnership with First Student to deliver safe, quality and effective student transportation services. The district has awarded the company a new two-year contract to manage and operate nearly 100 school bus routes.

“We believe that great transportation is always a result of close, trusted partnerships,” said First Student Area General Manager Tucker Shea. “We look forward to continuing to work closely with the Gresham-Barlow School District to deliver tailored transportation solutions as we strive to create the best start and finish to the school day for each student.”

First Student transports approximately 8,000 Gresham-Barlow School District students each school day. The company delivers a ride that is twice as safe as the industry as a result of a commitment to invest heavily in driver training, safety and technology.

About First Student, Inc. As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student strives to provide the best start and finish to every school day. First Student completes six million student journeys each day, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly-trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, and charter services for 1,300 school district contracts. For more information, please visit