Our International work

School transport provision varies from country to country - but there are also consistent issues and challenges:  safety and security, ensuring efficient use of resources, managing special needs transport for example.   We have been involved with school travel and transport in the internationally for many years, particularly in the US, for example:

  • providing support and advice to Bus Eireann, Ireland on their €150m school transport business across Ireland for 100,000 young people
  • support and advice on school transportation in Abu Dhabi, UAE in conjunction with consultants WSP, developing a special needs policy
  • advice and training for the US Department of Defence on school transport in Europe
  • workshop for World Bank in Beijing, China in May 2012 to promote school bus safety
  • market analysis for a major US school transportation company
  • regular contributor to the US trade journals including School Transportation News
  • active member of the US National Association for Pupil Transportation & National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation
  • review of school travel plan guidance for New Zealand user forum 
  • member of the 7th Framework EU project SAFEWAY2SCHOOL project led by Sweden's VTi