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Jul 01, 2013, 09:30 ET

FirstGroup America companies, First Transit and First Student, Win and Retain Contracts across the United States

First Transit, Inc., a leading private provider of transit management and contracting services, and First Student, the nation's leader in student...

Apr 18, 2013, 16:59 ET
FirstGroup America Reveals Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint this Earth Day.  (PRNewsFoto/FirstGroup America)

FirstGroup America Reveals Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint this Earth Day

Want to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? FirstGroup America, the largest provider of ground transportation services in North America,...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:05 ET

FirstGroup America Supports Distracted Driving Awareness Month

 FirstGroup America (FGA), North America's leading transportation company, joins with the National Safety Council (NSC) to recognize April...

Apr 19, 2012, 14:43 ET

FirstGroup America Supports the National Safety Council's Pledge to End Distracted Driving

 FirstGroup America (FGA), North America's leading transportation company, joins with the National Safety Council (NSC) to recognize April as...

Dec 27, 2011, 14:37 ET
Gary Catapano, Senior Vice President of Safety, receives 2011 Distinguished Service to Safety Award from National Safety Council. Catapano pictured here with Linda Burtwistle, President of First Student. (PRNewsFoto/FirstGroup America)

FirstGroup America Recognizes Two Employees for their Achievements in Pursuit of Safety

It has been an outstanding year of safety at FirstGroup America (FGA).  Two FGA employees were recently recognized by the Company and...

Apr 14, 2011, 14:43 ET

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Riding the Bus

Want to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? FirstGroup America, the largest provider of ground transportation services in North America,...

Apr 04, 2011, 13:03 ET

FirstGroup America Supports April as the National Safety Council's Distracted Driving Awareness Month

FirstGroup America (FGA), North America's leading transportation company, joins with the National Safety Council (NSC) to recognize April as...

Jun 21, 2010, 11:50 ET

FirstGroup America Reminds Motorists to Eliminate Distracted Driving

FirstGroup America, the parent company of Greyhound Bus Lines, First Student (school transportation) and First Transit (public transportation),...

May 04, 2010, 16:43 ET

FirstGroup America Donates $10,000 to Children's Miracle Network

FirstGroup America (FGA), North America's leading transportation company, announced that it recently donated $10,000 to Children's Miracle Network,...

Apr 12, 2010, 15:37 ET

This Earth Day, Save the Environment! Ride a Bus!

This Earth Day, you can reduce your carbon footprint by simply leaving your car in the garage and taking the bus. It is easy to overlook the fact...

Sep 08, 2009, 13:17 ET

FirstGroup America Celebrates Ten Years of North American Operations

FirstGroup America, the leader in safe, reliable, sustainable transportation, celebrates its tenth business anniversary on September 13....

Apr 20, 2009, 11:57 ET

Protect the Environment; Ride a Bus

FirstGroup America Says Buses Are Eco-Friendly Option This Earth Day, you can reduce your carbon footprint by simply leaving your car in the...

Jun 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

FirstGroup America Partners With the Reds Community Fund to Transport Kids for the Reds Rookie Success League

CINCINNATI, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstGroup America, Inc., the nation's leading transit company, has partnered with the Cincinnati Reds...

Apr 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

First Student Donates $5,000 to The Help Group for Autism Awareness Month

CINCINNATI, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, donated $5,000 to The Help Group of Sherman...

Jan 28, 2008, 00:00 ET

FirstGroup America Introduces Independent Compliance Monitoring Program - Professor William B. Gould IV

CINCINNATI, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the United States, a corporation has voluntarily established an independent compliance...