26 Oct

School Transportation News Features Family-Owned Trans Group in October Issue – While Subsidiary Educational Bus Names Sean Corr new President

October 22, 2015, Deposit, N.Y. – Leonard Bus Sales congratulates school transportation partner, The Trans Group, for its recent feature article in national industry publication, School Transportation News.

The School Transportation News article highlights The Trans Group’s long history, which spans six decades and three generations of a family-owned business, along with the company’s outstanding commitment to student safety, its community and environmental sustainability.

“From providing safe, reliable and cost-effective student transportation in New York State to giving back to their community, the Trans Group has always exemplified what it means to be a school transportation provider,” said Leonard Bus Sales CEO Mike Leonard. “It’s wonderful to see them recognized on a national level, and it is truly deserved. All of us at Leonard Bus Sales are extremely proud and honored to have them as one of our school transportation partners.”

The Trans Group owns several pupil transportation companies in New York, including Educational Bus Transportation, JACO Transportation, Chestnut Ridge Transportation, Ethan Allen and Student Xpress. The company also holds an equity position in Type-A school bus manufacturer, Trans Tech.

The School Transportation News article covers the many contributions to the pupil transportation industry made by its principals, including owner and President John Corr Jr. and Executive Vice President Tim Flood.

To read the School Transportation News article about The Trans Group and their accomplishments click here.

In a related article, School Transportation News posted a story on its website (www.stnonline.com) regarding The Trans Group naming Sean Corr as its new president of Educational Bus, which provides student transportation services to school districts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. In taking the reigns of Educational Bus, Sean Corr becomes the third-generation of Corrs to hold a leadership role in the family-owned business.

“The entire team at Leonard Bus Sales congratulates Sean Corr on being named the new president of Educational Bus,” said Leonard Bus Sales CEO Mike Leonard. “Having grown up around school buses in much the same way as my sons and I have, I have no doubt he will continue to carry on his family’s proud tradition of providing safe and reliable student transportation services. We all wish him the very best.”

To read the School Transportation News story about Sean Corr click here.

Photo (courtesy of STN) – from left to right – Sean Corr, James Gocke, Tim Flood, and John Corr, Jr.

Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. is owned and operated by the Leonard family, a recognized leader in the distribution and support of quality, environmentally-friendly school buses. A third generation family-owned business, Leonard Bus Sales has a fifty-year history of providing cost-saving fleet management services and award-winning customer support. Leonard Bus Sales is a leading-distributor of IC BusTM brand buses in Upstate New York. The company also distributes Type-A school buses from Trans Tech throughout New York. The company is headquartered in Deposit, NY and operates four full-service facilities in Bergen, Rome, Saratoga Springs and a Trans Tech Type-A facility in Garden City Park, N.Y. — www.leonardbus.com.