Lisle, IL —National Express is pleased to announce that five separate locations have been granted renewal of the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Blue Seal of Excellence. In addition one new location has recently been awarded the Blue Seal.
Lisle and Chicago, IL – Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, has donated a school bus to the Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA) organization based in Chicago, IL. The bus will be retrofitted, painted and decorated to become a mobile office to help serve the legal needs arising from the lack of opportunity, and racial inequity experienced within the City of Chicago, Cook County and the State of Illinois.
Lisle, Il – Durham School Services driver Sergio Duenas from San Bernardino, CA (competing in transit) placed second. He had won third place in the same category in 2018. Sergio has been a driver with Durham for eight and a half years. He acts as a behind the wheel trainer for recently hired drivers and prides himself in mastering driving to perfection.
Lisle, Il - The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) awarded Durham School Services Vice President of Operations, Rick Klaus and Area General Manager, Rhonda McKown the Golden Merit Award for their work in safety, advocacy and customer service. NSTA’s Golden Merit Award was established in 1969 to recognize school bus employees for their achievements in safety, driver training, business practice, vehicle maintenance and superior service to their school district, community and the student transportation industry.
Phoenix, AZ -- Valley Metro and Total Transit, as part of National Express, honored bus operator Julie Castillo for driving one million miles accident-free behind the wheel of a bus. Castillo has been driving buses since being hired by Total Transit for over 11 years ago, and has since demonstrated a dedication to excellence and safety.