Winners Announced for 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

National Express | 24 July, 2019 | News
Winners Announced for 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

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.

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Rhonda McKown and Rick Klaus Awarded the Golden Merit Award by the National Student Transportation Association

National Express | 24 July, 2019 | News
Rhonda McKown and Rick Klaus Awarded the Golden Merit Award  by the National Student Transportation Association

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.

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Bus Driver reached One Million Mile Club Status

National Express | 17 July, 2019 | News
Bus Driver reached One Million Mile Club Status

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.

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Kango Announces $3.6 Million Series A Funding Led by National Express LLC

Lisa Lawyer | 14 June, 2019 | News

  San Francisco, CA and Lisle, IL --​ ​Kango​, the award-winning app-based rideshare and childcare service for busy families, today announced a $3.6 million dollar Series A funding round. The round was led by a strategic investment from ​National Express​, the premier transportation firm which operates a fleet of more than 25,000 vehicles, that includes serving 600 school districts in 30 states, and transporting 1.2 million students on a daily basis. As part of the funding agreement, David A. Duke from National Express is joining Kango’s board.

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City Tech Collaborative Launches New Initiative to Drive Breakthrough Innovation in Advanced Mobility

National Express | 24 April, 2019 | News
City Tech Collaborative Launches New Initiative to Drive Breakthrough Innovation in Advanced Mobility

Chicago — City Tech Collaborative today announced the launch of a new Advanced Mobility Initiative to drive urban mobility innovation, building on the organization’s growing portfolio of solutions designed to make cities work better for their residents.

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National Express LLC, Acquires Total Transit Enterprises LLC, and Discount Enterprises Renews Transit Footprint back into Phoenix and Tucson, AZ Markets

National Express | 22 April, 2019 | News
National Express LLC, Acquires Total Transit Enterprises LLC, and Discount Enterprises  Renews Transit Footprint back into Phoenix and Tucson, AZ Markets

LISLE, IL--National Express is pleased to announce the acquisition of Total Transit Enterprises, LLC and Discount Enterprises, Inc. (collectively “Total Transit”). The Company provides Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) as well as taxi services in Phoenix and Tucson, AZ.

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Bob Ramsdell, Chief Safety Officer, Named to TSA’s Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC)

National Express | 16 April, 2019 | News
Bob Ramsdell, Chief Safety Officer, Named to TSA’s Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC)

Bob Ramsdell, Chief Safety Officer, Named to TSA’s Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC)

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WeDriveU Announces Strategic Investment from National Express

National Express | 12 April, 2019 | News
WeDriveU Announces Strategic Investment from National Express

Accelerates WeDriveU’s next stage of growth in corporate and university shuttle markets BURLINGAME, Calif., and LISLE, Ill., April 11, 2019 – WeDriveU, Inc., the leader in transportation solutions specializing in corporate and university shuttles, today announced that National Express Group Holdings Limited has made a strategic investment in WeDriveU. National Express Group Holdings is a subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. Serving 30M combined annual passengers, the deal enables customers to leverage the resources, best practices and safety commitment of both transportation industry leaders.

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National Express Transit Expands Operations To North Dakota

National Express | 4 November, 2017 | News
National Express Transit Expands Operations To North Dakota

Bismarck, ND – National Express Transit (NEXT), a leading provider of transit services in North America, will begin operating Bis-Man Transit in November 2017. Bis-Man Transit establishes NEXT's first area of operations in North Dakota.

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National Express Transit Expands Operations To Manteca

National Express | 3 November, 2017 | News
National Express Transit Expands Operations To Manteca

Manteca, CA – National Express Transit (NEXT), a leading provider of transit services in North America, has been awarded the contract to serve the residents of Manteca. NEXT is slated to take over operations in November 2017.

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National Express Transit Acquires Cook Dupage Transportation CO. INC.

National Express | 17 July, 2017 | Next
National Express Transit Acquires Cook Dupage Transportation CO. INC.

Warrenville, Ill - National Express Transit (NEXT), a leading provider of transit services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cook DuPage Transportation Co. Inc. (CDT).

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National Express Transit Expands Operations In California

National Express | 16 June, 2017 | News
National Express Transit Expands Operations In California

Warrenville, Ill. –National Express Transit (NEXT), a leading provider of transit services in North America, will begin operating Modesto Area Transit (MAX) in July, 2017. Modesto Area Transit is the fourth area of operations in California for the organization, including the cities of Vallejo, Kern County and Merced.

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National Express Transit Provides Shuttle Service to the NY Rockaway Ferry

National Express | 19 May, 2017 | Next
National Express Transit Provides Shuttle Service to the NY Rockaway Ferry

Warrenville, Ill – National Express Transit's subsidiary Trans Express has partnered with Hornblower to oversee the operations to provide shuttle transportation to New York's Rockaway Ferry.

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Durham School Services Awarded North Providence Public Schools Contract

National Express | 28 April, 2017 | News
Durham School Services Awarded North Providence Public Schools Contract

Warrenville, Ill – Durham School Services—a leading provider in student transportation—has expanded its operations in the New England area, being selected to serve North Providence Public Schools.

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Durham School Services Selected to Serve Carbondale Elementary School

National Express | 28 April, 2017 | News
Durham School Services Selected to Serve Carbondale Elementary School

Warrenville, Ill – Durham School Services—a leading provider of student transportation—has been selected to serve the students of Carbondale Elementary School District 95.

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Piedmont Authority For Regional Transportation Earns Gold Safety Award

National Express | 28 April, 2017 | News
Piedmont Authority For Regional Transportation Earns Gold Safety Award

Warrenville, Ill. – The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART), operated by National Express Transit—a leading transportation provider in North America—earned the 2016 Gold Safety Award by the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL).

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Durham School Services Slated To Run School Bus Operations For Coppell ISD

National Express | 28 April, 2017 | News
Durham School Services Slated To Run School Bus Operations For Coppell ISD

Warrenville, Ill – Durham School Services—a leading provider in student transportation—is expanding its operations in Texas, being selected to serve the Coppell Independent School District (ISD).

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Durham School Services Earns Ase Blue Seal Recognition – Spokane, WA

National Express | 28 April, 2017 | News
Durham School Services Earns Ase Blue Seal Recognition – Spokane, WA

Spokane, WA - Durham School Services, a leading provider of student transportation, earned recognition from the prestigious Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Blue Seal Program.   At least 75 percent of technicians performing diagnosis and repairs at a location must be ASE certified in order to qualify for the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition Program. Each area of service offered in the maintenance shop must be covered by at least one ASE-certified technician.

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Durham School Services Bus Tracker App in Centralia, Illinois

National Express | 6 February, 2017 | NELLC
Durham School Services Bus Tracker App in Centralia, Illinois

Centralia, IL - Durham School Services, a leading provider in student transportation, has launched the Durham Bus Tracker app—now available for the parents and guardians of Centralia City grade schools and Centralia JR High, School District # 135 in Centralia. The app allows them to view the location of their child’s bus in relation to their assigned bus stop.

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Stock Maintenance Tech Earns Ase Master Certification

National Express | 2 February, 2017 | NELLC
Stock Maintenance Tech Earns Ase Master Certification

Halifax, NS - Stock Transportation maintenance technician, Ian Moulaison, has earned the prestigious Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Technician certification.

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Durham Techinician Earns Ase Master School Bus Technician Certification

National Express | 27 January, 2017 | NELLC
Durham Techinician Earns Ase Master School Bus Technician Certification

Indianapolis, IN - Maintenance Technician Brad Miller with Durham School Services has earned the prestigious Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master School Bus Technician certification.

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Durham School Gets Perfect Score On Fleet Inspection By TxDPS

National Express | 17 January, 2017 | NELLC
Durham School Gets Perfect Score On Fleet Inspection By TxDPS

Brenham, TX - Durham School Services earned a perfect score of 100 percent on their recent fleet inspection by the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS).

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Dana Alvez Earns Ase Master School Bus Techinician Certification

National Express | 10 January, 2017 | NELLC
Dana Alvez Earns Ase Master School Bus Techinician Certification

Fairview, PA - Lead Maintenance Technician Dana Alvez with Durham School Services has earned the prestigious Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master School Bus Technician certification.

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Durham School Services Earns Ase Blue Seal Recognition

National Express | 23 August, 2016 | NELLC
Durham School Services Earns Ase Blue Seal Recognition

Everett, WA- Durham School Services, a leading provider in student transportation, maintenance team earned recognition from the prestigious Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Blue Seal Program.

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National Express Transit Receives Excellence Award From AzTA and Adot

National Express | 22 April, 2016 | NELLC
National Express Transit Receives Excellence Award From AzTA and Adot

Flagstaff, AZ - The Arizona Transit Association (AzTA) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) held their 2016 Excellence Awards ceremony during their Annual Conference earlier this week in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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WESTMORELAND COUNTY TRANSIT DONATES SHOES TO SALVATION ARMY

National Express | 7 April, 2016 | NELLC
WESTMORELAND COUNTY TRANSIT DONATES SHOES TO SALVATION ARMY

Greensburg, PA - General Manager Gloria Housley of National Express Transit, parent company of Westmoreland County Transit, believes in partnering with the community. To initiate her first community outreach effort, she created the "Stomp Out the Cold" campaign on February 18, 2016. Housley and her team partnered together to achieve the goal of collecting two pairs of shoes every day for 50 days and donate them to the Salvation Army. The team embraced the challenge and went beyond and collectedover 250 pairs of gently worn shoes.

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SENATOR VAN TAYLOR VISITS DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES TO SEE SAFETY IN ACTION

National Express | 25 February, 2016 | NELLC
SENATOR VAN TAYLOR VISITS DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES TO SEE SAFETY IN ACTION

McKinney, TX- Durham School Services, a leading provider in student transportation, proudly received a visit from Van Taylor, State Senator, on Wednesday, February 24.

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