Lisle, IL and Fairbanks, AK – Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, announced today that new school buses began arriving in Fairbanks, Alaska, for their partnership with the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. The contract will run for ten years, starting August, 2021. The Company will operate 130 routes and will house its fleet out of two brand new Durham facilities. With this new contract, Durham will hire and train more than 220 team members to safely provide transportation to the students of Fairbanks.
LISLE, IL and TAUNTON, MA — National Express Transit (NEXT), the fastest-growing transit company in North America, in conjunction with the Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) and Spare, a leading provider of on-demand mobility software, are pleased to announce the launch of a new on-demand microtransit service in the tri-town area of Franklin, Foxboro, and Norfolk.
Maplewood, MO – Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, has donated a school bus to the Maplewood Fire Department in Maplewood, Missouri, used for multijurisdictional fire department extrication training. Clayton, Brentwood, and Richmond Heights fire departments recently combined forces with Maplewood Fire Department for the set-up of training using our school bus to review extrication and lifting techniques to safely check access in the event of an actual emergency involving a school bus.
Harvard, IL – Recently, the Harvard Community School District (CUSD) 50 Board of Education recognized Christina Briggs, General Manager for Durham School Services, for her incredible contribution to the District throughout the pandemic. In a joint effort with Harvard CUSD 50, Durham School Services proudly provided food to students every school day since the beginning of the pandemic, totaling more than 230,000 meals.
Lisle, IL – National Express LLC, a safety leader in student transportation, recently announced the promotion of Liz Sanchez to Chief Operating Officer (COO), North America Student Transportation. Liz is an industry veteran and proven leader in the student transportation business. With more than 30 years of experience, she most recently served as COO & Senior Vice President of the West region for Durham School Services. Liz will oversee the Company’s North American school bus portfolio, including Durham School Services, Petermann Bus, Trinity Transportation, and Stock Transportation.