Student Transportation Inc. is the third-largest school bus contractor in the United States. Founded in 1997, it now operates 10,800 buses, minibuses and vans in 17 U.S. states and Ontario, Canada. The company transports more than 1 million children per day to and from school.
In an interview at the companys Erie, Pa., facility, Ron Halley, vice president of fleet and facilities, said, In the past few years, we have chosen to move our fleet toward alternative fuels because we operate in environmentally sensitive areas – around schools and children. And we have become increasingly aware of the effect our vehicles have on the environment.