Student Transportation of America

The boy in the tree

The boy in the tree

Bus drivers in Navarre know the boy in the tree. They see him nearly every day of the school year, perched on a branch overlooking the school bus terminal on Escola Street. Pencil and clipboard in hand, 16-year-old John Fowler has a knack for keeping track of the buses. Student Transportation of America (STA) bus […]

School bus driver left scene of accident

School bus driver left scene of accident

A school bus driver apparently left the scene before police arrived after a student trapped in the bus door was dragged along a Navarre street, based on surveillance video of the incident. The Santa Rosa School District denied a public records request for video of the incident, which occurred May 30 on Duncan Ridge Drive […]

Student dragged down road by school bus

Student dragged down road by school bus

A Navarre student was dragged down the road after being trapped in a school bus door May 30. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a student wearing a backpack was exiting the bus at approximately 2 p.m. along Duncan Ridge Drive when they got trapped in the doors as they were closing. The driver […]

New buses arrive

New buses arrive

Effective July 1, Student Transportation of America (STA) will take over as the bus service contractor for Santa Rosa County School District. As part of the $10.5 million first-year contract, STA has provided an all new fleet of school buses. Read the full article in the June 28 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe […]

Santa Rosa schools secure all-new bus fleet for 2019

Santa Rosa schools secure all-new bus fleet for 2019

  Santa Rosa County school bus riders will be all be riding to school in brand-new buses starting next school year after the school board voted to contract with a new transportation vendor. Student Transportation Inc., doing business in the U.S. and Canada as Student Transportation of America (STA), was selected over longtime school district […]