MEDIA, P.A. – American Student Transportation Partners, a portfolio company of Baltimore-based Access Holdings, announced the acquisition of more than 300 routes and vehicles from Brandywine Transportation, Inc., a leading provider of student transportation in eastern Pennsylvania.

“We’re excited about continuing to expand our business in eastern Pennsylvania,” says Tod Eskra, President of ASTP. “Brandywine’s operations will merge into our Krise Transportation business, which continues to grow and deliver great service across the state.”

For the past 30 years, Brandywine has served the student transportation needs of
communities in eastern Pennsylvania.

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About American Student Transportation Partners:
American Student Transportation Partners (ASTP) is a growing network of premium student transportation providers who are committed to delivering high quality service in a safe and reliable manner in the communities they serve. ASTP’s family of businesses are passionate about people and service as they work to provide students and families with access to education.

Learn more about American Student Transportation Partners.

About Access Holdings:
Access Holdings Management Company LLC is a Baltimore-based middle market investment firm with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and New York, New York, and has approximately $2.7 billion in assets under management. Founded in 2013, Access provides high-quality, direct investments opportunities to create concentrated portfolios of essential service-based businesses in North America. We undertake active build and buy strategies, pursuing what we want to own, great markets and distinct business models. In doing so, Access partners with and supports exceptional, passionate, visionary leaders to scale and innovate businesses.

Learn more about Access Holdings.

About Krise Transportation

Krise Transportation, Inc., the leader in Pennsylvania for safe and reliable student transportation, holds a single vision of being the student transportation provider of choice for education partners in Pennsylvania. Krise’s mission is to create and maintain reliable, efficient, and safe transportation programs that provide universal access to education.

Krise Transportation is built on the principle that every child deserves equal access to education. The Krise team brings this principle to life through comprehensive student transportation programs, providing the labor, training, equipment, and operational expertise our school districts deserve.

At Krise, we are “more than just a yellow bus,” with a culture of partnership that benefits students, parents, and the entire community. Each student transportation program is built on three foundational pillars:

  • Service
  • Safety
  • Efficiency

Learn more about Krise Transportation.

About the HEROES Bus

The HEROES Bus is a mobile recording studio and recruiting station developed by Krise Transportation, Inc. The Krise team documents and celebrates school bus drivers and the entire Krise team, shining a light on these student transportation HEROES: HERE,  EVERY DAY, READY, ON TIME, EXCEPTIONAL, and SAFE.

Learn more about the HEROES Bus.