Durham School Services Maintenance Supervisor Fernando Magana Selected as a 2022 School Transportation News Garage Star Finalist

Anna Lam | 3 August, 2022 | Durham

Aurora, IL – Durham School Services (DSS) is proud to announce that Fernando Magana, Maintenance Supervisor at its Aurora, IL, location, has been selected as a finalist for School Transportation News’ (STN) Garage Star. Fernando is one of ten recognized finalists and is featured in the August issue of STN’s magazine. The annual Garage Star feature aims to bring more recognition to maintenance professionals' important role in school bus safety. Individuals are nominated and then selected based on a graded criteria system. Over 160 individuals were nominated for 2022.

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Durham School Services Provides Transportation Services for 2022 National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Arizona

Anna Lam | 2 August, 2022 | Durham

Casa Grande, AZ – Durham School Services (DSS), a leader in student transportation, provided charter transportation services for the 2022 National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the world’s largest annual wheelchair sports event hosted solely for military veterans with disabilities. The event seeks to foster wider respect for all people with disabilities and took place in Tempe, Arizona. It featured over 600 military veteran participants.

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Durham School Services Awarded NSTA’s 2022 Go Yellow, Go Green Award for Strong Commitment to Clean, Green Fleets

Anna Lam | 28 July, 2022 | Durham

Lisle, IL – Durham School Services (DSS), a leader in student transportation, is proud to announce that it was awarded the National School Transportation Association (NSTA)’s Go Yellow, Go Green Award on Tuesday night, July 26, at NSTA’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Convention for demonstrating strong commitment and initiative to clean fleets and environmental responsibility. The award recognizes Durham School Services and two of their operations located in Norwalk, Connecticut, and Fairbanks, Alaska, for the steps they’ve taken to transition to a green fleet. As a leading, environmentally responsible company, Durham School Services aims to transition to an all zero-emission fleet by 2035.

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National Express SVP David Armitt named 2022 NSTA Golden Merit Award Recipient

Anna Lam | 28 July, 2022 | NELLC

Lisle, IL – National Express LLC (NELLC), is proud to announce that David Armitt, Senior Vice President of Operations – East Area, was awarded the 2022 National School Transportation Association (NSTA) Golden Merit Award for his excellence in operations on Tuesday night, July 26, at NSTA’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Convention. The award recognizes excellence in service, safety, and community responsibility, as well as achievements in operational areas such as safety, driver training, and maintenance.

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Durham School Services Donates School Bus to New York’s Sound Beach Fire Department for Critical, Life Saving Extrication Safety Training

Anna Lam | 21 July, 2022 | Durham

Brookhaven, NY – Durham School Services (DSS), a leader in student transportation, donated a school bus to the Sound Beach Fire Department to use for extrication safety training, which took place in late June. During the training, firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) simulated various school bus accident scenarios where they rescued victims, played by their junior firefighter members (local youth in the community). This donation is one of several made this summer to local fire departments in and around the Brookhaven community.

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