Student Transportation to Hold Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results Conference Call and Webcast

Student Transportation to Hold Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results Conference call and Webcast Results Conference Call and Webcast

Barrie, ON (February 9, 2009) Student Transportation of America Ltd. (“STA”  or the “Company”) (TSX: STB, STB.UN) today announced it will hold a conference call and live audio webcast on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 11 a.m. (ET) to discuss its financial results for second quarter of fiscal year 2009 ended December 31, 2008.

A news release announcing Student Transportation’s results will be issued prior to the call.

The call will be hosted by Denis Gallagher, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Patrick Walker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Following management’s presentation, there will be a brief question and answer session for analysts and institutional investors.

The call can be accessed by dialing 416-883-7132 or 1-888-205-4499 and enter the passcode 37614#. The audio webcast will be archived at

A taped rebroadcast will be available until February 24, 2009 at 12 a.m.  To access the rebroadcast, please dial 1-877-245-4531 and enter the passcode 781061#.


Founded in 1997, Student Transportation is the fourth-largest provider of school bus transportation services in North America, conducting operations through local operating subsidiaries. Student Transportation has become a leading school bus transportation company by aggregating operations through the consolidation of existing providers and conversion of in-house operations and currently operates more than 5,600 school vehicles in North America. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, which reflects the expectations of management regarding Student Transportation of America Ltd.’s, Student Transportation of America ULC’s and Student Transportation of America Holdings, Inc.’s (the “Company”) results of operations, expense levels, seasonality, cash flows, performance, liquidity, borrowing availability, financial ratios, ability to execute the Company’s growth strategy and cash distributions.  Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “intend”, “track”, “targeted”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “should”, “could”, “plans” or “continue” or similar expressions suggesting future outcomes or events. These forward looking statements reflect the Company’s current expectations regarding anticipated future events, results, circumstances, performance or expectations that are not historical facts. Forward looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, and should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not or the times at which or by the performance or results will be achieved. A number of factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from the results discussed, expressed or implied in any forward-looking statement made by us or on our behalf, including, but not limited to, the factors discussed under “Risk Factors” in our Annual Information Form. These forward looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and, except as required by applicable law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For more information contact:

Student Transportation of America Ltd

Denis J. Gallagher

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (732) 280-4200

Fax: (732) 280-4213


Patrick J. Walker

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Phone: (732) 280-4200

Fax: (732) 280-4213

Keith P. Engelbert

Director of Investor Relations

Phone: (732) 280-4200

Fax: (732) 280-4213